2021 KPMG Indigenous Land Management Award – ACT

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Karen Denny

Karen Denny is a Ngunawal woman and a member of the Buru Ngunawal Aboriginal Corporation.

She is committed to protecting and conserving the cultural heritage of the Ngunawal people for future generations.

Karen has raised public awareness of traditional women’s culture to protect and care for Ngunawal cultural places in the natural environment.

She mentors the ACT Landcare community to protect and care for women’s cultural places by advising on natural resource management activities, leading women’s walks on Country and running children’s educational activities.

Karen represents on committees advising Landcare ACT and the ACT Government on Ngunawal women’s cultural matters.