Maxine Charlie is a Yawuru Custodian of Broome region – Yawuru Country. As a Yawuru member she has been a Director for the past year on the Yawuru Native Title Holders Aboriginal Corporation, this is a prescribed Body Corporate (PBC), and a three year term.
‘I enjoy being on the PBC and contributing to the decisions to make our town Broome and country and better place for our people’.
Maxine is also an artist, beginning her career in 1996 where she attended courses at Geraldton Tafe in contemporary art techniques. Maxine then continued her studies after moving back to Broome at the Kimberley Institute of Training.
Maxine joined the ANKAAA Board of Directors in 2015 and says that she hopes to help and support others in the region with art projects and work with other Art Centres across the Top End.
Yawuru & English
Kimberley, Broome, Yawuru
Governance & Further Qualifications
- ANKAAA Stand-in Director (2015)