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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

60 Seconds with Paula May


  1. Where your mob from: Cape Town, South Africa 

  2. Name an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person that has influenced your life or encouraged to be the person you are? Nadia Currie and Koiki Mabo 

  3. 5 things I cannot live without: My family including my besties who I call my sisters Nadia and Amy, Kenya my Irish Wolfhound cross Old English Sheepdog, laughter, Old school R&B/Reggae music, hot chicken curry.

  4. What is your favourite flavoured ice cream? Hokey Pokey

  5. If you could have a drink with someone from history who would it be? Nelson Mandela. And what drink would you have? Rooibos tea. 

  6. If you could be an animal what would you be? Leopard

  7. What is your favourite season and why? Spring, because I am constantly amazed at the resilience and perseverance I see in the trees and plants to adapt to change and still thrive. 

  8. What do you miss most about being a kid? My Ouma Braaf’s guava pudding, family gatherings at our house and waking up to see Table Mountain every day. 

  9. What hobby or activity that you don’t do now but think you might like to do when you retire? Glass blowing.

  10. What goes through your mind when your boss asks to talk to you privately? Time to learn something new!

  11. What song do you love to dance to? The Way You Do The Things You Do by UB40

  • Child Protection Environment


    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak


    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.