Taniette de Launey
Tanietta is a Wiradjuri woman from Mudgee NSW, and mother of four beautiful adult children who have grown up on Bundjalung country.
Tanietta is passionate about the praxis of healing and education. Tanietta graduated from Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Indigenous Studies (Trauma & Healing) and a Master of Indigenous Studies. She holds a current certificate 1V in Training and Assessment and developed and delivered Wiradjuri language programs in local primary schools around the Mudgee area.
Tanietta worked as a Native Title Liaison Officer for her Native Title group and developed many cultural heritage programs, and delivered these to the local community, and members of the local mine. Tanietta learned to speak her language and became reunited with her cultural ways and connected to her country as part of her own healing journey after leaving university.
Tanietta currently works with traumatised women and children at the local Aboriginal women’s refuge and uses a trauma informed approach to all the work she does. Tanietta also works at Southern Cross University as a Study Support Officer and assists Aboriginal people through their degrees by offering emotional and academic support.
Tanietta has published a journal article on edu-care in the Science in Society Journal and likes to speak at conferences about trauma informed care. Tanietta is passionate about edu-care, education as healing, and deep listening as a tool to connect with those she works with.