Toni Bauman

Toni Bauman
Senior Research Fellow, Indigenous Country and Governance, Governance and Public Policy.

Toni Bauman is an anthropologist, mediator, facilitator and trainer who has published widely and made presentations to a range of national and international audiences.

She has over thirty years’ experience in Indigenous matters including land and native title claims, consensus building, agreement-making, decision-making and dispute management processes, co-management of protected areas, government policy, program evaluation, feasibility studies, and governance training. Toni was the chief investigator for the Indigenous Facilitation and Mediation Project at AIATSIS and acted as adviser to the Federal Court project that produced the publication Solid work you mob are doing: case studies in Indigenous dispute resolution and conflict management in Australia (Federal Court of Australia, 2009). In 2011, Toni was appointed as a Research Affiliate at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and as a visiting scholar at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona.

Current research focus

  • Indigenous engagement, consensus-building, decision-making and dispute management processes.
  • the governance of the co-management of protected areas.

Board Member

  • Centre for Native Title Anthropology, Australian National University.
  • Australian Native Title Services, University of Adelaide.
  • Member, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, ACT.
  • Fellow, Australian Anthropological Society.
  • Member Editorial Board, Australian Indigenous Law Review.

Selected Publications (last 5 years)

Selected publications (older than 5 years)