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Grandmothers Against Removal NSW (GMAR)

Deborah Swan

Deborah Swan is an Gomeroi woman from Moree and a founding member of Grandmothers Against Removal (GMAR) NSW. Deborah previously worked in the NSW child protection system for 13 years as a caseworker, and brings strong experience and knowledge of the child protection and its impacts on Aboriginal children and families to the Review. Deborah, along with Suellyn Tighe and Jennifer Swan, was instrumental in developing guiding principles for strengthening local Aboriginal participation in child protection decision-making NSW and drawing attention to issues in child protection nationally.