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CONGRATULATIONS to C’Zarke Maza Winner of the 2015 Trevor Christian Award

C'Zarke MazaA Big CONGRATULATIONS to C’Zarke Maza winner of the 2015 Trevor Christian Award (male).

C’Zarke is the Regional Manager of our Thursday Island office and a fitting recipient of the NATSILS “Trevor Christian Award” presented to individuals who have made an exceptional commitment to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

C’Zarke is a descendant of the Meriam people of Murray Island in the Torres Strait and Yidinjdji people from the coast of Cairns. He has committed most of his career towards championing the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and has displayed a relentless drive in advocating for justice and equality for Australia’s First people. A most committed legal practitioner, C’Zarke works tirelessly to address the over-representation of First Nations Australians in the criminal justices system through the provision of high quality legal representation.

In 2000 he was awarded the Bundjalung Prize for his invaluable contribution to the Bundjalung Nation.

Congratulation C’Zarke you are a highly respected and valued member of the community and we are fortunate to have you as part of the ATSILS team!

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