Tarneen Onus Williams

Tarneen Onus Williams is a Yigar Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta person.

Tarneen is a community organiser for Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance working on Invasion Day, Black Deaths in Custody Justice for Elijah and Stop the forced closures of Aboriginal Communities in WA. Tarneen works and is passionate about prison abolition and the power of young Aboriginal people.

Tarneen is a writer and has been published in IndigenousX, The Saturday Paper, NITV and RightNow.



Yung, Blak & Bold

The meek might inherit the world, but the bold are going to ensure there is an equitable world to inherit. Hear them talk about the things that matter now. With Tarneen Onus, Georgia Mae and Carissa Lee. Moderator Nayuka Gorrie.   Presented in partnership with the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Supported by RMIT Indigenous Education and…

September 7, 2019