Women’s Pin


Designed by Mel Agius

“The Women’s pin honours our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women past, present and future. When I think of the women from my life, I think of beauty, strength, carers, keepers, teachers, counsellors, healers, providers – and so much more.
However, if I were to choose one word, it would be resilient – in fact, fiercely resilient. Our elders shaped our future through some of the most brutal and vulnerable times in the history of our country. Our women survived.
Survived to carry on for their children, grandchildren and future generations. The pin represents our women travelling to a meeting place, coming together to unite in the love, strength, healing and cultural knowledge passed down to us from our ancestors. Together, women create empowerment and resilience for our next journey that is still evident in our customs and traditions today.”

– Mel Agius, Adjahdura (Narungga) & Ngadjuri artist

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About the artist

Mel is an Adjahdura (commonly known as Narungga) and Ngadjuri woman from South Australia. Mel grew up all over South Australia & Adelaide metro areas but Yorke Peninsula will always be home to her and Point Pearce is her community. Mel’s life has taken her to many different communities – from the west coast up to APY Lands and more recently the Northern Territory. Her art represents stories that have been passed down from her family, generation to generation. She also reflects her own personal experiences and spiritual journey in her artwork.

Additional information

Weight 0.008 kg
Dimensions 9.5 × 7 × 1 cm

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