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Amy McQuire Amy McQuire i(A107475 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Darumbal people
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BiographyHistory

Amy McQuire is of South Sea Islander and European descent. In 2007, she became the youngest and only Aboriginal member of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery. In 2009, McQuire moved from Queensland to Canberra to accept a position as Cadet Journalist with the National Indigenous Times. By taking up this position, she became the newspaper's first female editor and also their first Aboriginal editor. In 2009, she was completing a dual degree, Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of International Studies, at the University of Canberra.

Since April 2011, Amy has been editor and senior writer of Tracker a magazine published by the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council. In 2017, she was co-host of the investigative podcast Curtain, following the case of an Aboriginal man wrongly accused of murder.

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