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Uncle Allen Madden

Respected Gadigal Elder, cultural representative for the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

Uncle Allen is a Gadigal man from the Eora nation, born in Redfern NSW in 1949. He attended Redfern Public School, which is now reformed NTO National CIE, Narwee Boys High School, Newtown Technology High School. At the age of 14, Uncle Allen started working at Ingham Chicken, Shelly soft drinks, City of Sydney Council, Aboriginal Medical Service, Aboriginal Children’s Service, Aboriginal Legal Service and New Careers for Aboriginal People Employment.

Uncle Allen has been on the Board of Sydney Foreshore Authority, SBS, Central Coast Aboriginal Heritage along with various other organisations. At present he is a Board member of the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Local Council. Uncle Allen has been involved in television with Redfern Now, Walk on Country, Greatest Cities of the World (BBC), First Australian, Pemulway, First Contact, and Foot Prints.

He is married with 10 children and a life member of RAB sport.

Uncle Allen is a Gadigal Elder and business owner of Aboriginal Land Consultancy which promotes Welcome to Country, Site Surveys and Aboriginal Tours.

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