Nsw Council Elections

'Everyone needs a voice': Indigenous councillors on the forefront of change

Louise Thrower
By Louise Thrower
November 10 2021 - 8:00pm
Goulburn Mulwaree councillor Alfie Walker lauds moves to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in local government. Photo: Louise Thrower.

In 2012, a young Alf Walker noticed his local council in the NSW southern tablelands was lacking in young people, councillors from lower socio-economic backgrounds and indigenous representatives.

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