About Us

The Dhadjowa Foundation is a national grassroots organisation that's been established to provide strategic, coordinated and culturally appropriate support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families whose loved ones have died in custody. 
Apryl Day – daughter Aunty Tanya Day – founded Dhadjowa Foundation in consultation with the following families, and together, they form its inaugural Board. 
Samara Fernandez-Brown, cousin of Kumanjayi Walker 
Troy Brady, nephew of Aunty Sherry 
Makayla Reynolds, sister of  Nathan Reynolds
Aunty Carolyn Lewis