Gillian is a community activist who has worked with others for social justice for most of her adult life. She is committed to walking with, working with and learning from Stolen Generations survivors and counts many as her friends. She has been inspired by their strength, humour, generosity and deeply touched by their stories. She has worked with Link-Up (Qld) Aboriginal Corporation and the Northern Territory Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation. She was also employed by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) in Canberra in the Social Health Section which oversees the Bringing Them Home and Link Up programs. She was elected as the non-Indigenous Delegate for the Queensland Sorry Day Committee and then as the non-Indigenous Co-Chair of the National Sorry Day Committee. She is a founding member of the Stolen Generations Alliance and honours all those who guide her, both past and present.