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Chern'ee SuttonChern'ee Sutton

Chern'ee Sutton is a proud Kalkadoon woman. Chern'ee is a 16 year old contemporary Indigenous artist with 2 major works on display at Queensland Parliament House in Brisbane.

Walter PoolWalter Pool

Walter spends his days helping his community members get back on the road. After completing his qualification locally in Doomadgee, Walter has a new career as a mechanic.

Sarah WapauAunty Sarah Wapau

Aunty Sarah is a Kauralag Ipilgal women on her father's side, and Merriam from Peibri and Comet clans on her mother's side. Aunty Sarah's passion it to share her culture with all ages through storytelling, teaching traditional dancing, weaving and cooking.

About deadly stories

The deadly stories campaign celebrates the many achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities across Queensland. Promotional activities, regional events and our deadly stories gallery provide an opportunity to share challenges and triumphs, and salute the everyday success stories of Indigenous Queenslanders.

How to share a story

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and you have a story to tell, or know of someone who has a story to tell, this is the place to share it. Submit your deadly story!

Take the time to read a story or two, and be inspired by the extraordinary things Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people are achieving across the state.

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Check us out on Facebook and join in the conversation about all the great things Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are doing accross the state.

Contact us

Contact us for more information or to provide feedback on the deadly stories campaign.

13 QGOV (13 7468)


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