Ricky Buchanan

Ricky Buchanan is a proud Gumbaynggirr man from Bowraville in NSW.

Ricky is committed to creating and growing positive change, by identifying opportunities to engage young people and help build them up to become future leaders in their communities.
He is fluent in his Gumbaynggirr language, conducts workshop with primary and high school students and would like to see more of Australia’s first languages spoken by more people.
Ricky is a member of the Bowraville Local Aboriginal Land Council and former Board member and Deputy Chair of the LALC.