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RAP Staff Profile - Julianne Lomas

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This is part of a series of articles we hope to do on different staff members who are part of the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) working group.

Jules is one of our administrators who works at our main office on Corinna Street and has been with WCS for four years.

Where are you from / what is your heritage?

Walgett NSW / Gamilarray woman

Favourite Foods

Chinese / Turkish / Salmon

Favourite Drinks

Mineral Water / Pepsi Max

Favourite Music

Country Rock / Soul / Santana / Bob Seger

Favourite Sports

Anything BUT Cricket & Golf

Favourite Reads

Conversations with Myself, Nelson Mandela,

Living Black, Kevin Gilbert

Favourite Holiday Destinations

Home, Walgett NSW

What TV Programs do you like?

Criminal Minds / Renovations

What do you like in life?

My family and teaching them about our culture, bloodlines (who their mob are) and words from back home.

What don’t you like in life?

Illegal drugs & alcohol and the damage it does to our communities.

Name 6 people you wish to share a Campfire with

Missy (daughter), Cheryl (sister), Sissy (BF), Merinda (niece), Betty (cousin), Emma D (friend & plays guitar)

What is one of your favourite quotes?

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"

Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."