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About us

VACYP Alliance is the collective voice of Victorian Aboriginal communities working together to positively influence the future of Aboriginal children and young people.

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Our Vision

The Alliance works towards Aboriginal children and young people having every opportunity to thrive and be raised safely in Aboriginal families and communities.

Our Work

The VACYP Alliance and Members work ranges from early help and prevention through to children in care: to advocate for and support Aboriginal children and young people to thrive in strong families. The Alliance is honoured to amplify the voices of about 50% of Aboriginal communities across Victoria.

Jason Kanoa

Chief Executive Officer

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Emily Grazia

Senior Policy Officer

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Nicola Collins

Special Projects Officer

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Skye Munro

Senior Project Officer Education

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John Cheshire

Senior Advisor

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Chris Durie

Senior Project Officer

Aboriginal Knowledge

and Practice Centre

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Dana Pyne

Executive Manager

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Our Team

Karen Heap

Chair of the Board

Anthony Craig


Darlene Thomas

Board Member

Dallas Widdicombe

Board Memnber

Dana Pyne

Board Member

Our Board

Privacy Statement

We only collect personal information for the purposes of providing services and developing policy related to our work or as required or authorised by law. De-identified data related to website traffic may be tracked to understand how people engage with our content.

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