Today, former NATSIEC commissioner and Chair of NATSICC, Elsie Heiss was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Notre Dame in Sydney. Watched by her family and friends Dr. Elsie Heiss gave a moving speech which talked about her birth in Wiradjuri country, her connection to her country and culture and her decades of committment to the Catholic Church and in particular to the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry.

Our sincere congratulations to Dr Elsie Heiss.