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John Kundereri Moriarty

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Birth datec.1938
Place of birthBorroloola, Northern Territory
ResidenceSydney, New South Wales
EthnicityIndigenous Australian, Irish
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materFlinders University
OccupationDesigner, Businessman
EmployerJumbana Group
Known forArt, Sport
SpouseRos Moriarty

John Kundereri Moriarty

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Full nameJohn Kundereri Moriarty
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John Kundereri Moriarty AM (born c.1938 in Borroloola, Northern Territory) is an Indigenous Australian artist, Government advisor and former football (soccer) player. He is most famous, as founder of the Balarinji Design Studio, for painting two Qantas jets with Aboriginal motifs.

Today a full member of the Yanyuwa people of his birthplace, and belonging ceremonially to the rainbow snake and kangaroo Dreamings, Moriarty has held senior and executive positions in the Department of Aboriginal Affairs at both federal and state government levels. He is a long-time advocate for Indigenous rights and Indigenous arts.

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