Submission – Aletha Penrith

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Aletha Penrith is a Tunerong, Yorta Yorta and Thaua woman.

In this submission, Aletha reflects on her unique identity as a woman of African American and Tunerong descent and what she describes as being a ‘minority within a minority’. She makes a range of recommendations including policies to prevent institutionalisation of Indigenous peoples, better resourced housing programs and the return of land.

Date: 1 April 2024