WIRADJURI elder Aunty Flo Grant has been named a Rotary Inspirational Woman of the Year.
The Wagga woman was presented with her award at a recent changeover dinner for Rotary District 9700.
Aunty Flo said she felt absolutely amazed to receive the recognition. “I can’t believe you get such a wonderful award for doing what you like doing,” she said.
A submission prepared by the Kooringal Rotary Club said Aunty Flo’s innovative contributions and demonstrated leadership among her people and in the general community have established her as a significant and powerful role model. The submission said Aunty Flo had contributed significantly to an understanding of Australian history from an Aboriginal perspective.
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