Pat Turner AM

Pat Turner AM

CEO, National Indigenous TV

Pat Turner has had a long, varied and distinguished career in the Australian Public Service, most prominently as the CEO of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) from 1994 to 1998, and in senior roles with public bodies including the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, Centrelink, and the Commonwealth Office of the Status of Women.

In 2007, Pat took up the reins as CEO of NITV, a new 24-hour Indigenous Australian television station broadcasting around Australia through various subscriber-based services.

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Pat Turner AM

Closing the Gap: When and how will Australia ever become truly liveable for Indigenous Australians?

In 220 years indigenous Australians have been utterly dispossessed, utterly denigrated, utterly discriminated against, and utterly marginalised. Well, time's up.

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