Aunty Lorraine Peeters
Lorraine Peeters is a Gamilaroi/Wailwan woman and now living in Brisbane. She was forcibly removed as a child and has devoted many years of her life to supporting Aboriginal people to heal from past and present traumas. Lorraine developed the Marumali Journey of Healing Model in 1999 which is based on her own healing journey as a Stolen Generations person and went on to develop the Marumali Program® in 2000, a nationally accredited training program that aims to increase the quality of support available to Stolen Generations. She delivers the program to service providers, survivors within community and the prison system. She also played an active advocacy role in the lead up to the National Apology and the establishment of The Healing Foundation.