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Lester Bostock Lester Bostock i(A119609 works by)
Born: Established: 1934 Coraki, Evans Head - Coraki area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 23 Nov 2017 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Bundjalung
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BiographyHistory

Lester Bostock was raised at Box Ridge Reserve in New South Wales and has been involved in Aboriginal community affairs since the 1960s, through theatre, film, radio, television and community development. He is brother to Gerry Bostock. In 2009, part of Bostock's life story was featured in the National Museum of Australia's exhibition From Little Things Big Things Grow: Fighting For Indigenous Rights 1920-1970.

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Personal Awards

2011 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For service to the Indigenous community, to the broadcast media industry as a presenter and producer, and as an advocate for people with a disability.
2010 joint winner National NAIDOC Awards Elder of the Year (Male) With Ali Drummond.
2001 Centenary Medal For service to the community through the arts as founder of the Black Theatre.
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