Aunty Marion Hansen
Portrait photos by: Yanni Delaportas
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My mum - Connie Green (née-Cutmore) nursing in Moree
My dad with the hat on, as a Tracker who found this old man in the bush
I was crowned Miss NAIDOC in 1969 - with partner Danny Rose
NAIDOC week at Syney Town Hall 1969 with my first husband Darby McCarthy
Me and the band
MERCURY BLUES-Richard Franklin on the Saxophone, me and Grant Hansen (my brother-in-law) on guitar
Myself and Johnny Day
EBBON KOORINES - Roslyn on drums, lead guitarist Janice, Debbie on Rhythm and me on Bass
Myself and Joseph - Torres-Strait Commissioner in Geneva -1995
Myself and Lois-O'Donahue, the ATSIC Chairperson, at the United Nations in Geneva -1995
My husband Garry Hansen, myself, Governor General Bill Hayden, Lois Odonahue,-Tasmanian Commissioner Ricky Maynard at Government House Canberra -1996
My first qualification at Swinburne Uni - 2000 at age 50
Swinburne University Certificate
Me, mum and Jenny - Qld-Commissioner in New York going to the Statue of Liberty by boat
Empire State building in New York -2000
In front of the United Nations building in New York - 2000
Myself addressing both houses of the Victorian Parliament in 2000
At the National NAIDOC-Ball in 2000 - Lyall Munroe senior at the podium
Myself and Nelson Mandella in Melbourne -2000 with Geoff Clarke - ATSIS Chairperson and his EO, Anne
With PM John-Howard and my invitation to the Lodge
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