Portrait honours Aboriginal leader

Uncle Rod & his portrait

Uncle Rod stands with his portrait: Uncle Rodney O’Brien, Kaurna Elder (2021) by Thomas Readett, Ngarrindjeri/Arrernte people. University of Adelaide Library (A.VA.2022.1031)

As part of National Reconciliation Week, a new portrait has been unveiled in the Barr Smith Library of Uncle Rodney (Rod) O’Brien, respected Kaurna Elder and Cultural Advisor at the University of Adelaide.

“The University of Adelaide is committed to equity and diversity, and we believe the rich cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders should be taught, supported and celebrated,” says Professor Steve Larkin, Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Engagement.

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