Leanne Brooke, working hard to develop First Nations peoples speaks on Too Deadly @ 2

Updated: Aug 29

Leanne Brooke. Working hard to promote, develop and empower First Nations peoples.


Leanne Brooke is a very proud Gunditjmara woman, is the General Manager of The Long Walk and Indigenous Affairs Advisor at the Essendon Football Club. She also works very hard to support community in the area of health and well-being. Leanne’s roles in the space are as a Director at Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, Co-Chair at Balit Narrum (Strong Spirit) Aboriginal Disability Network, and Chairperson Wandarra Aboriginal Corporation.

General manager of The Long Walk and Indigenous affairs Leanne Brooke said the partnership was a great step towards recognising Victoria’s rich Indigenous history.

“The Long Walk and Essendon Football Club are really proud to be partnering with Deadly and Proud in conjunction with the Victorian Government,” Brooke said.


“With the path to Treaty well and truly underway, truth telling and elevating the voices of traditional owners, elders and Aboriginal Victorians remains as important as ever. Their lived experience and stories are a part of our shared history, one which all Victorians should know about.”