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Amy McQuire Amy McQuire i(A107475 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Darumbal ; South Sea Islander
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Amy McQuire is a Darumbal and South Sea Islander woman from Rockhampton. 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 2019, she was undertaking a PhD at the University of Queensland.

Amy was once editor and senior writer of Tracker, a magazine published by the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council. She has previously worked at the National Indigenous Times, NITV, New Matilda, and BuzzFeed and has written for a variety of publications, including Meanjin, the Griffith Review, New York Times, and the Guardian Australia. She is also the co-host of the investigative podcast Curtain, which follows the case of an Aboriginal man wrongly accused of murder.



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