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Title: Barbara Shaw
Date of Birth: 1952-11-17
Place of Birth: Alice Springs
Cultural heritage: Indigenous Australian
Occupation: Business Woman
Women's Services
Biographical notes: Barbara worked on developing the notion of women's councils in organisations such as the Central Land Council, Tangentyere Council and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) where she became the deputy director. She was chairperson of the joint Aboriginal management information service and director of Centrecorp. Centrecorp an Aboriginal-controlled business company in Alice Springs provided the opportunity for Aboriginal people to be shareholders in any businesses that were developed on their land. It also aimed to aid indigenous people in expanding and developing commercial enterprise. Source: Northern Territory Women's Register 1948-1988. (1991). (2nd ed.). Darwin: Northern Territory Women's Advisory Council. p. 111-112.
Related link: Northern Territory Women's Advisory Council. Northern Territory Women's Register 1948-1988. 2nd ed. ed. Darwin: Northern Territory Women's Advisory Council, 1991.
Sykes, Roberta B., and Sandy Edwards. Murawina : Australian Women of High Achievement. Sydney: Doubleday, 1993.
Subject: Women
Northern Territory
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