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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

60 Seconds with Alf Davis

QATSICPP Senior Policy Officer

Where your mob from: Born in Eidsvold. Cobble Cobble people from Warra and grandfather Davis then settled in Hervey Bay in 1920s. Nanna was a Kanaka woman.

Name an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person that has influenced your life or encouraged to be the person you are? My father just for who he was

5 things I cannot live without: My partner, my children, my family, close friends and my health

What is your favourite flavoured ice cream? Rum and raisin

If you could have a drink with someone from history who would it be? And what drink would you have? Bourbon with Jimi Hendrix

If you could be an animal what would you be? Shark

What is your favourite season and why? Summer. Reminds me of being a kid on holidays and family gatherings

What do you miss most about being a kid? Swimming, fishing, snorkelling and being near the saltwater everyday, riding bikes everywhere, all year sport, catching up with heaps of friends and having heaps of family close by

What hobby or activity that you don’t do now but think you might like to do when you retire? Being a local at the lawn bowls club

What goes through your mind when your boss asks to talk to you privately? This could be either good or bad

What song do you love to dance to? Firestarter by the Prodigy still gets the heart rate up

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

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

    69,200

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