Girringun rangers conduct first women-only controlled burn

[Sharnie Kim and Adam Stephen, ABC]


Five female rangers from the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation in north Queensland conducted a cool burn at Cardwell last month to reduce fuel loads and help conserve the endangered mahogany glider.

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Pattie Lees was called a 'coconut' for being too 'white'

[Zara Margolis and Kelly Butterworth, ABC]

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Ms Lees knew she needed to tell her story of her struggles as a light-skinned Aboriginal woman and her experience as a member of the Stolen Generations, and that is how she came to write her book, A Question of Colour.

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