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Josie Agius Josie Agius i(A71152 works by)
Born: Established: 1934 Wallaroo, Northern Yorke Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 30 Dec 2015 South Australia,
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Narangga / Narrunga ; Aboriginal Kaurna ; Aboriginal Ngarrindjeri ; Aboriginal Ngadjuri
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BiographyHistory

Josie Agius is a Narrunga, Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri and Ngadjuri woman. Her grandparents on her mother's side were Joe and Macey Edwards and her grandparents on her father's side were Barney Warrior from the mid-north of South Australia and May Wilson from Point McLeay. She has worked in Aboriginal health services, at Taperoo primary school as an Aboriginal Education Worker and also as a consultant cultural instructor in Aboriginal culture. In 1995, Josie Agius was named Aboriginal Person of the Year by the Port Adelaide Council.

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Personal Awards

2014 winner Premier's NAIDOC Award (South Australia) outstanding achievements and contributions of extraordinary South Australians whose service and contributions have had the effect of making a significant difference to the life and welfare of Aboriginal people in South Australia.
2009 nominated South Australian Women's Honour Roll
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