18 July 2023

Opening our Conference with a Welcome to Country

Opening our Conference with a Welcome to Country

Fams is delighted to share that Michael West will welcome our conference participants to Gadigal country in August.

Michael is a member, cultural representative & Traditional Custodian with fellow Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council members, being responsible for the Land, Air, Water, History, Traditions and Culture within our boundaries.  

He is a member of the Stolen Generations, an Aboriginal man of the Gamilaroi Nation and was born, raised, and has lived his whole life in Sydney. Michael is proud to be part of the oldest living Civilisation, encompassing History, Knowledge, Ceremony, Traditions and Culture practiced for more than 65,000 years. 

Michael sees himself as an educator sharing stories spanning from contemporary urban based Artist to cultural representative with Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council. 

We look forward to Michael’s welcome!