Abraham Mamer

Abraham Mamer was born in South Sudan. Due to his advocacy and activism with human rights organizations in Sudan he was forced to become a refugee and relocate to a safe place. Mamer trained at AUT, in New Zealand, and worked in community and government sectors in New Zealand and Australian through the 1990s, co-ordinating programs and policy development that enabled both countries to resettle large numbers of refugees and immigrants. His experience in social and public policy studies is extensive. He is currently manager of African Australian Community Centre. In 2012 he received the African Australian Award for leadership.