Neil Thorne

“Waterhole”

Neil created the logo we are using for the convention.

  • blue concentric circles are for the waterhole
  • brown circles are for the ground around waterhole
  • green circles are for the plants and trees
  • black circle is for the animals and people who rely on clean water
  •  tracks clockwise from top are: kangaroo, snake, human, dingo, goanna, bird, human and emu

    I am from the Gamilaraay Nation in North West NSW.Born in Paddington raised in Walgett on my father’s country.I am a retired primary school teacher.
    The Aboriginal artists at Umbakumba on Groote Eylandt NT, my first teaching appointment were a great inspiration to me.