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National Icon And Gay Indigenous Elder Uncle Jack Charles To Be Honoured At State Funeral

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National treasure and gay Indigenous elder Uncle Jack Charles, who died on September 13, will be honoured and celebrated at a state funeral, the Victorian government confirmed on Monday.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said that Uncle Charles’ family had accepted the offer of a state funeral. “There is no actor, no activist, no survivor and no Victorian quite like Uncle Jack Charles.

He leaves behind a legacy – one of profound honesty, survival and reconciliation – and one that every single Victorian can be proud of,” the Premier said in a statement.

The State Funeral Service will be held at Hamer Hall at 2pm on Tuesday October 18, 2022.Uncle Jack CharlesUncle Jack Charles, a proud Boon Wurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Woiwurrung and Taungurung man, was a survivor of the stolen generation – as an infant, he was forcibly removed from his mother by authorities.

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