Uncle Ken Jones
Uncle Ken Jones is a proud Boandik Elder from South Australia. Ken has always had a keen interest in the importance of sustainability and the environment and his current work as an educator reinforces and extends this passion. His knowledge of Australian flora and fauna is extensive and his achievements are many and varied, including his award for 2019 NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year, Boandik Community.
His other achievements include:
2016 Lifelong Unsung Hero, 50 plus years, Conservation Council of South Australia
2014 Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce “Environment and Sustainability Award”
2014 & 2015 NAIDOC Caring for Culture Award
2014 SA WATER Green Lagoon Cultural Education Award
2000 Environmental Citizen of the Year, Grant District Council