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What's new in the ABS' Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistical Program?

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

This seminar details the recent developments and future directions of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistical Program.

Beyond the Asterisk book cover

Indigenous Knowledge and Voice in American Higher Education

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Shelly Lowe will discuss the themes of her first book, Beyond the Asterisk: Understanding Native Students in Higher Education.

A portrait of an unidentified Aboriginal woman holding a baby

We all Stand on Sacred Ground Exhibition

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures and identity are centred on an intimate relationship to their land.

The theme for the National Native Title Conference 2015 is leadership, legacy and opportunity.

National Native Title Conference 2015

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The annual National Native Title Conference 2015 was co-convened by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and Cape York Land Council. The conference was held on the traditional lands of the Kuku Yalanji people in Port Douglas Queensland.

In Picture: The first of a series of workshops held at the AIATSIS Native Title Conference in Adelaide in 2004 at the start of the Indigenous Facilitation and Mediation Project 2006.

Occasional seminar: The missing piece of infrastructure - Indigenous dispute management, agreement making and decision-making services

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

The nature of Indigenous dispute management, decision making and agreement making processes determines outcomes and their sustainability.

Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee

Occasional seminar: A Cost Benefit Analysis of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee - the economic case for local dispute management services

Monday, 1 June 2015

In 2010 Yuendumu was wracked by conflict.  The Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee (YM&JC) is an innovative, responsive and highly effective Indigenous designed and driven initiative that has succeeded in restoring stability and harmony to the community.  

Book cover 'What do we want?' by Dr Heidi Norman

In conversation - Dr Heidi Norman's new book 'What do we want?'

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Dr Heidi Norman’s new book - available from 1 May 2015 - ‘What do we want?’: A political history of Aboriginal land rights in New South Wales, will be the focus of conversation at this event. Heidi Norman, Tim Rowse, Gillian Cowlishaw and NSW Metropolitan LACL CEO, Nathan Moran as participating MC, in conversation about land rights activism in New South Wales: its political history and ongoing debates.

Dr Virginia Marshall (left) and Ms Elizabeth Crouch, Deputy Chancellor, Macquarie University

Occasional seminar: A web of Aboriginal water rights

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Where do Aboriginal needs and interests stand in the complex and fiercely contested area of water rights in Australia?

Photo of Jacky Green

Occasional seminar: Developing the North - Who benefits and who bears cost? A Case Study from the Gulf Country

Friday, 20 February 2015

The McArthur River Mine, situated 60 kms southwest of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, is one of the world’s largest lead, zinc and silver mines.

Professor Taiaiake Alfred

Cultural strength: Restoring the place of Indigenous knowledge in practice and policy

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

International guest lecturer, Professor Taiaiake Alfred, will be joined by a panel of thought leaders in this symposium to examine contemporary strategies of decolonisation through philosophical analyses, personal reflections and collective experi