Sandra Delaney is a Nunagal Goenbal Ngugi woman who is currently involved in Jandai language research and teaching to support the reclamation of Jandai and Gower language on country. Sandra is also a senior artist and author and has published several books on Quandamooka culture. Recently she published and illustrated two language teaching books for children.
She has served as consultant community language consultant on Jandai language with various community projects to incorporate Jandai language and has been consulted about numerous place-naming initiatives and other Jandai naming activity. Sandra works closely with members of the Quandamooka community to reclaim the language from historical materials and to develop the language for use in a range of contemporary contexts.
In 1993, Sandra was an original committee member of the Jandai Aboriginal Corporation. In 1995, Sandra produced a Jandai language poster with Quandamooka women and children focussing on body parts. Sandra also worked with Minjerribah-Moorgumpin Elders In Council members and linguist Colleen Hattersley to assist and provide advice for the Jandai Language Dictionary (2011).