: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) appoint a new Deputy Chairperson

Mar 2012

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS)

MEDIA RELEASE

22 March 2012

NATSILS appoint a new Deputy Chairperson

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services (NATSILS) today announced Priscilla Collins as their new Deputy Chairperson.

“Priscilla comes with over 25 years experience as a strong and passionate advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs in Australia, working in the public sector as well as on a number of boards, committees and councils”.

“Priscilla is the CEO of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency. Her expertise in Aboriginal Legal Services makes her an invaluable member of the NATSILS”, said Acting Chairperson Gerry Moore.

“I would like to thank Gerry Moore for his work as the Deputy Chairperson over the last 2 years, and I am very much looking forward to working closely with our Chairperson Shane Duffy and members of NATSILS”.

“NATSILS will continue to be the national voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services and law and justice reform in Australia”.

“As the NATSILS we are collectively committed to being the leader and principal representative on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law and justice reform”, said Ms Collins.

For more information please contact Rachel O’Brien, NATSILS Legal Secretariat on 07 3025 3888 or 0451047792.