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Welcome cocktail reception, Tuesday 18 September 6:00–8:00pm, open to all delegates! Venue: Penny Royal
 
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Sharon Gollan

Australia
Sharon Gollan is a descendent of the Ngarrindjeri nation of South Australia, with family and cultural connections to many communities within and beyond South Australia. Sharon has worked professionally and academically in a range of human services fields in Australia. She has over forty years of experience in the health, youth, children and community services sector. Through her leadership positions within the public and non-government sectors she has gained extensive experience in the development, implementation and review of government programs, policies and initiatives. Sharon is well known for her work as a leader and facilitator of Cultural Respect and Safety training, which can lead to respectful partnerships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. As a result of working with Sharon over several years, work, one agency went from no Aboriginal people accessing their services to winning a State award for achieving a marked increase in access and respectful services for Aboriginal people.