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   Rachel Stringfellow   

Grounded in a strong desire to share and elevate the voices of our communities on a global scale, Rachel brings a fresh and exciting energy to NIT. Rachel comes with a background teaching at QUT within First Nations knowledges units and brings a love for disseminating research, writing, and yarning. Her matrilineal connections are through her Nanna, Nida Lowe (family name: Wilson) who was a Stolen Generations (Gudanji nation) and wider family have and continue shaping her into the person she is today. Connection to family, her history, our history grounds Rachel, and continues to be an inner driving force in her life. This internal drive has seen her grow with guidance from family, friends, and through experience gained from a variety of industries spanning Education, Government, Non-for-Profit and Media. Integrity, transparency, and a desire to build upon her relationships are at the bedrock of who she is.
Another Day in the Colony author Chelsea Watego reflects on the true power of black literature
From the outset Professor Chelsea Watego cuts a formidable figure – a global scholar foregrounding Indigenous intellectual sover...
Rachel Stringfellow 7 Nov 2022
Trailblazing judge's inspiring words for Queensland Aboriginal school students
Australia's first Aboriginal supreme court judge has encouraged aspiring students to be the master of their own destinies in a l...
Rachel Stringfellow 26 Sep 2022
Anita Heiss' theatre debut canvasses power of sisterhood from an unashamedly Aboriginal perspective
Acclaimed Wiradjuri author Anita Heiss has dipped her toes into the world of playwriting, adapting her novel Tiddas at La Boite...
Rachel Stringfellow 23 Sep 2022
Indigenous lawyer 'silenced' after raising racism complaint against NSW legal service
A long-serving Indigenous lawyer who went public with racism allegations against Legal Aid NSW says the service tried to silence...
Rachel Stringfellow 31 Aug 2022
Deep in remote Northern Territory, culture and colour comes alive in a tiny Aboriginal town
I begin my journey to Barunga Festival in Darwin, and it’s not long before I’m cruising through Noonamah, surrounded by wide ope...
Rachel Stringfellow 24 Aug 2022
Talk respect with children and reflect on your own actions to end cycle of violence, new campaign urges
The Stop it at the Start campaign, supported by First Nations Australians Scott Prince and Shelley Ware, aims to break down the...
Rachel Stringfellow 26 Jul 2022
Indigenous award winner says Queensland resources industry is 'fair dinkum' on jobs
The Queensland Resources Council has announced Multhana Property Services founder Joseph Wallace as 2022’s Indigenous advocacy a...
Rachel Stringfellow 2 Jul 2022
Indigenous self-determination 'critical' to nation's economic progress: Yu
First Nations leaders have "a huge sense of optimism" that Australia can break from the past, backed by a new blueprint for econ...
Rachel Stringfellow 29 Jun 2022
Indigenous psychologists' call to redirect mental health funds to First Nations services
Indigenous psychologists have criticised a state of ‘political limbo’ they claim has led to the funneling of money into non-Indi...
Rachel Stringfellow 14 Jun 2022
Role models not mud-slinging: young Indigenous entrepreneur's call for unity
Brisbane entrepreneur Jack Reis has called out lateral violence among Indigenous communities and urged unity after being recogni...
Rachel Stringfellow 5 Jun 2022
City-centric 'save them' mentality hampers Indigenous justice access
A city-centric mentality has led legal access in regional Australia to crisis point, a peak legal network warns, as it makes its...
Rachel Stringfellow 31 May 2022
Traditional Owners, conservationists ink Ngalurrtju deal to protect sprawling outback lands
More than 300,000 hectares in Central Australia will be protected in a partnership between the Traditional Owners of the Ngalurr...
Rachel Stringfellow 31 May 2022
Darwin Elder Richard Fejo's life of advocacy honoured by Flinders University
Darwin Elder Uncle Richard Fejo's decades of leadership has been recognised with an honorary doctorate at Flinders University....
Rachel Stringfellow 23 May 2022