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Ricky Macourt

A young, queer Gumbaingirr man from Newee Creek; former United Nations diplomat

Ricky Macourt is a young, queer Gumbaingirr man from Newee Creek. A former diplomat, having served at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva. Ricky was the Australian Government’s only Indigenous representative to the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples. A graduate of Colombia University’s Indigenous Summer Studies Program. Ricky has and continues to advocate for equality.