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The Last Daughter Q&A Fundraiser

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the last daughter is a feature documentary retelling the story of Wiradjuri woman Brenda Matthew's inspiring journey to unearth the truth about her past and reconcile the two sides of her family - This is a fundraising event organised by JAM! and all proceeds will go to support the work SNAICC - National Voice for our Children - Brenda, and Gretchen Young from SNAICC, will attend the event for Q&A.

the last daughter
* Adelaide Film Festival - Winner 2022 Audience Documentary
* Official Selection FEATURE - Gold Coast Film Festival 2023
* Winner Best Australian Film - Gold Coast Film Festival Screen Industry Gala Awards 2023
* Official Selection - Sydney Film Festival 2023

Brenda will also be available immediately following the film at the Sun Bookshop to sign copies of her book -

Please join us to see Brenda's inspiring story about her experience of two worlds in Australia and to support First Nations' children.

Be sure to get your tickets early as this event is expected to sell-out quickly!

Please make this a COVID safe event and participate responsibly, thank you!

Gretchen Young (SNAICC)
Gretchen is an Gadigal/ Eora descendent from Redfern NSW and prior to locating to Melbourne, lived in Northern NSW, Bundjalung country, for many years.

Gretchen joined SNAICC in 2022 and is part of SNAICC’s leadership team as the National Program Manager – Connected Beginnings. This is a Federally-funded program, with SNAICC as the Community Partner, that aims to improve access to early childhood, maternal and child health, and family support services so Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are safe, healthy and ready for school.

Acknowledgement of Country
JAM! acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which this event will be held, the Bunurong/Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri/Woiwurrung of the Kulin. We acknowledge, recognise and respect their Ancestors, Elders and families as the
traditional owners of this land who have never ceded sovereignty. 

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