Jason Eades is a proud Aboriginal man born and raised on Gunnai Country in south-east Victoria who brings a deep passion and experience in Aboriginal affairs to his role as Director, Aboriginal Melbourne. Jason returns to Big Brekkie to once again yarn about the Stolen Generation Marker…
Aboriginal Melbourne is a Branch within the City of Melbourne that is responsible for working with the Aboriginal community to ensure their needs are heard, respected and influence the delivery of a wide range of Council services and outcomes.
Before joining the City of Melbourne, Jason was the inaugural CEO of Home - Welcome to Country a tech startup that created an online marketplace to connect travellers to First Nations tours and experiences across the country and an online store of products either made by First Nations people or genuine collaborations.
He is a previous CEO of the Koorie Heritage Trust, and one of four Aboriginal co-owners that founded PwC’s Indigenous Consulting.
ABOUT THE STOLEN GEN MARKER
The Stolen Generations Marker represents an important milestone in delivering on our commitment to truth-telling, healing and our journey towards reconciliation.
On this day, we also commemorate the anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations—an important milestone in which the Australian Government acknowledged the policies of past governments and the pain and suffering experienced by individuals, their families, and communities.
The announcment was made that The Stolen Generation Marker will be at
The Peppercorn Lawn within Alexander Gardens. ( see map below )
From the EOI's that came in from the artists The Working Group has short-listed to 3.
The Artist's shortlisted are to create their concept of the Marker to present to the working group. The announcement of the winning artist will be soon.