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Shane Phillips Shane Phillips i(A115145 works by)
Born: Established: Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Bundjalung ; Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Shane Phillips is a community leader in Redfern, Sydney, where he grew up. Phillips worked as a district officer for youth offenders and with sexually abused young people before taking a position with the Redfern Aboriginal Corporation.

'He has had a long history of working to empower disadvantaged Indigenous Australians through his involvement as Chief Executive Officer of the Tribal Warrior Association and organiser of the renowned Family Culture Day on the Block at Redfern. The Tribal Warrior Association aims to spread and revitalise Aboriginal culture, and to provide economic and social stability to Aboriginal people.

Phillips is a cultural leader who believes the pathway to positive change is through empowerment and belief in the pride and strength of Indigenous people.' Source: www.vibe.com.au/ (Sighted 28/09/2010). /P>

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Personal Awards

2010 winner Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Outstanding Achievement in Cultural Advancement
2009 winner Yabun Awards Person of the Year For his tireless work in the Redfern community with a special acknowledgement of his Family Days on The Block tackling drugs.
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