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Vicky Welgraven is a proud Adnyamathanha woman from the Northern Flinders Ranges. She has worked in the Public Sector for the past 23 years where she has held anumber of key positions. Her employment in the community and public sectors(both federal and state) has provided her with a depth and breadth of experience and knowledge in health, workforce, training and management with particular knowledge of the diverse needs of Aboriginal groups and individuals. 

Vicky currently works at Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) as a Senior Project Officer. Vicky’s role is managing a number of projects across CALHN.

Vicky has worked in metropolitan, regional and remote South Australia as well as Alice Springs and Canberra. These experiences have enabled her to build on herskills and abilities for managing staff and teams, teamwork, project management, planning and, self-management. Vicky has a number of qualifications and has been recognised with a number of awards and achievements.

Vicky’s passion is advocating for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Rights and Issues and empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women to have a strong and effective voice in the domestic and international policy advocacy process.  Vicky was formerly the State Representative for South Australia on the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance(NATSIWA) which involved meeting with a number of Ministers in Canberra and Adelaide. 

Vicky’s other passion is promoting Reconciliation where she has achieved this with her voluntary work via the Outer Army Supporter Group and the Port Adelaide Cheer squad with the Port Adelaide Football Club. 

In 2017, Vicky was nominated for the 2017 Australian of the Year and was appointed as a White Ribbon Advocate by White Ribbon Australia. She also currently sits on the Premier's Council for Women. 

In 2015 Vicky was awarded a Gladys Elphick Award for "Excellence in Service to Women, Community and Sport". She received this award due to her tireless work with NATSIWA, her sound employment in key positions she has held as a Public Servant in the Public Sector and her commitment to “Reconciliation”with the Outer Army Supporter Group.

That same year, she was also inducted into the South Australian Women’s Honour Roll as a strong Advocate and Ambassador for Aboriginal Women’s Rights.

Vicky is looking forward to building better relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and being part of the Reconciliation SA Board Vicky believes she is in a position to achieve just this.