We are a national movement of determined and creative young people who believe that the Indigenous story of our country deserves to be recognised. 

Here are a few things that make us unique.


All of our staff, Ambassadors, Supporters Network members, film makers and photographers are under the age of 30


We are a national campaign with local impact. We’re led by grass roots campaign teams on the ground in every state and territory


We provide platforms for young Australians to have their own voice in the recognition movement


Peter Dawson

I was born in Canberra but my family are Wiradjuri from Wagga Wagga and I grew up on Noongar country in Fremantle, Western Australia. I am in my final year of a double degree in Law and Politics and I am the Youth Campaign Coordinator for RECOGNIS...

Aggie Pigram

Proudly named after my grandmother I am Agnes Pigram, mostly known as Aggie. I am 27 years old born and bred in Broome, Western Australia – I am a descendant of the Yawuru, Jabirr Jabirr, Bardi and Gooniyandi tribes of the Kimberley. IR...

Matthew Heffernan

I’m a Pintupi-Luritja man from Alice Springs, living and working in Darwin. I first started working in the youth space as Chairperson of the Darwin City Council Youth Advisory Group when I was 17 year old. In this role I assisted in the development...

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RECOGNISE THIS is a partnership between RECOGNISE and the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.

The RECOGNISE THIS Youth Supporters Network is made up of amazing organisations who work with us to engage their youth networks nationally and locally.