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‘Amazing’: Three generations of Boon Wurrung women graduate together – The Age

Three generations of women from one Boon Wurrung family will graduate from RMIT this week, as Australia seeks to close the gap in tertiary qualification.



I think its amazing, Dr Briggs says. I dont think we ever planned it that way because I wouldve finished my doctorate next year, but I finished it earlier, so to come together and finish collectively, its great.
Ms Steel, who is also Indigenous arts officer for the City of Port Phillip, says the fact that three generations of Boon Wurrung women from the same family will graduate together just talks to our familys genuine valuing of education.
My mum and dad have always instilled that in us, she…

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