Salena Rocky Malone

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Salena Rocky Malone
Died22 May 2017
NationalityAustralian
OccupationLGBTI rights Activist
Known forLGBQTI Activist


Salena Rocky Malone (died on May 2017), she was an Australian activist for human rights, and an active member of the LGBT community in Australia. She was one of the founders of IngiLez Leadership Support Group (ILSG), and the manager of Open Doors Youth Service.[1][2]

She worked as an Aboriginals Liaison Officer and LGBTI Liaison Officer with the Queensland Police Service.Also, she was part of the PFLAG, Dykes on Bikes, the LGBTI Health Alliance.

Awards[change | change source]

She received an award for Best Community Service at Brisbane's Queen's Ball Awards for her accomplishments in Open Doors Youth Service, because of her work with at-risk LGBTI youth.[1]

Death[change | change source]

Rocky died on a motorcycle accident in Rockhampton on May 22 2017.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Star Observer Australia. "Aboriginal LGBTI Activist "Rocky" Passes Away - Star Observer". Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  2. AWID Australia. "Salena Rocky Malone". Retrieved 13 March 2020.[permanent dead link]
  3. Harper, Nerelle (22 May 2018). "Remembering Indigenous LGBTIQ Activist Rocky Malone, One Year On". QNews. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  4. Star Observer Australia. "Aboriginal LGBTI Activist "Rocky" Passes Away - Star Observer". Retrieved 13 March 2020.