Ballarat Aboriginal mum awarded for work in fight against racisim

Melissa  Cunningham
Updated July 18 2016 - 8:40pm, first published 6:00pm
HONOURED: Rachel Muir pictured with her daughter Samara has been recognised for her work in fighting against racism. Picture: Justin Whitelock.
HONOURED: Rachel Muir pictured with her daughter Samara has been recognised for her work in fighting against racism. Picture: Justin Whitelock.

When her three-year-old daughter Samara was racially vilified in the middle of a Melbourne shopping centre, Rachel Muir knew she had to make a stand.

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