CLC

CLC DELEGATES – REGION 7

Eastern Sandover

MICHAEL LIDDLE

Utopia homelands
Languages: English and Alyawarr.

Executive member and former deputy chair of the CLC, director of the Urapuntja Aboriginal Corporation. He is a program manager at Desert Knowledge Australia.
“I worked on the Itwelepentye National Park, the Hatches Creek Native Title Claim and the Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles) National Park Joint Management Plan. “

CASEY HOLMES

Utopia outstations
Languages: Alyawarr, Arrernte, Akityarre and English.

“I am apmerek-artwey for Antarrengeny, my father’s father’s country. With my brothers, I look after many other countries and know the stories for many other countries.

My brothers and I are teaching our children about Antarrengeny country and laws, how to live off the land and care for our special places.”

JACKIE MAHONEY

Alpurrurulam (Lake Nash)
Languages: Alyawarr, Arrernte, Akityarre and English.

Co-ordinator of the Rainbow Gateway employment program at Alpururrulam (Lake Nash).
Member of the CLC’s community lease money working group, the Alpururrulam local authority, the church committee and the Ooratippra and Bonya native title holding corporations.
“I am proud to work for my community and people.”

PAMELA (PAM) CORBETT

Alpurrurulam (Lake Nash)
Languages: Alyawarr, Kaytetye and English.

Store worker, former teachers assistant who worked on the Alpururrurlam dictionary. Member of the church committee and the community lease money working group since 2012. “I am proud of the church we built and the project to fix up the water supply. I went to Canberra with the Central Australian Youth Link-up Service to advocate for Opal fuel at Mt Isa, Cammooweal and Urandanji to stop petrol sniffing.”

ROGER MORTON

Ampilatwatja
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

Former CLC employee and stockman.
“This is my first time on the CLC. I am following my big brother and want to stand up for my family and community. I help to coach the Ampilatwatja Bombers and support all my youngfellas.”

ELDON ROSS

Irrultja
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

“I am proud to represent Irrultja and my family. I like to help with ceremony, going hunting, helping old people and teaching young people.”

JOHN LEWIS

Atnwengerrpe
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

Spokesperson for the Atnwengerrpe Land Claim, CLC delegate for two years, “talking for family and land”.
“I follow the Port Power and Canteen Creek football teams.”

ESAU NELSON

Arlparra
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

Arlparra school employee and chair of the school council. First chair of the Urapuntja Aboriginal Corporation. “I am fighting for the Utopia Rangers. My brother is one of them. I am following in the footsteps of my late father who was a CLC delegate.”

SAMMY CLUB

Arlparra
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

Supervisor of community projects, former grader driver with the Barkly Regional Council.
“I have a keen interest in footy, following the Sydney Swans. I like to watch my son play footy.”