Speakers

All presenters

Presenter/s Presentation Date
Tammy Abbott Transformative research and knowledge translation to improve Aboriginal health and wellbeing 28 Mar 2014 Tammy Abbott is from the Western Arrernte and Luritja/ Pintipi tribes of central Australia. She grew up in Alice Springs surrounded by family from remote communities such as Papunya and Ntaria (Hermansburg).
Dr Michael (Mick) Adams Research Methodology. Consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Males 26 Mar 2014 Dr Adams’ is a highly recognized and respected Elder within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Jon Altman Thinking Indigenous economy. A brief survey from 1964 to 2014 25 Mar 2014 Jon Altman is a research professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Melbourne.
Sue Anderson Breaking barriers the fifth decade of Indigenous tertiary education 24 Mar 2014 Sue Anderson has a PhD in Cultural Studies from Flinders University on the topic of cross-cultural collaborative Indigenous auto/biography. This was based on her oral historical collaboration with Dr.
Scott Avery Experiences of institutional racism in the health sector. 26 Mar 2014 Scott Avery is descendant from the Worimi people and is the Policy and Research Director at the First Peoples Disability Network (Australia), a non-government organisation constituted by and for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peo
Dr Katelyn Barney Difficult dialogues in the discomfort zone. The roles of indigenous and non-indigenous people teaching indigenous studies in universities 26 Mar 2014 Dr Katelyn Barney is Research Fellow in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, The University of Queensland.
Sue Bertossa Gambling in Indigenous communities. Engagement, consultation and assessment 26 Mar 2014 Sue Bertossa, as Curriculum Development Coordinator, has successfully adapted the Flinders Chronic Condition SelfManagement approach for application to tobacco cessation.
Dr Odette Best Means to ends integration for stakeholder engagement 27 Mar 2014 Dr Odette Best through bloodline is a Gorreng Gorreng (Wakgun Clan) and a Boonthamurra woman and through adoption she is a Koomumberri woman.
Dr Chelsea Bond Difficult dialogues in the discomfort zone. The roles of indigenous and non-indigenous people teaching indigenous studies in universities 26 Mar 2014 Dr Chelsea Bond is an Aboriginal (Munanjahli) and South Sea Islander Australian and a Senior Lecturer with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, The University of Queensland.
Dr Stuart Bradfield Ten observations about Indigenous. State Negotiations that may warrant further research 25 Mar 2014 Dr Stuart Bradfield has worked with Aboriginal people in Australia and Canada in research, management and other roles for twenty years.
Geoff Buchanan Living with native title. An overview of the experiences of native title corporations 26 Mar 2014 Geoff joined AIATSIS as a Project Officer with the Native Title Research Unit (NTRU) at the start of 2013.
Cathie Burgess Mandating Indigenous education tensions and transformations. 25 Mar 2014 Cathie Burgess is currently a Lecturer in Education at the University of Sydney and president of the Aboriginal Studies Association. She has extensive teaching experience in secondary schools teacher before entering the academy.
Cathie Burgess Cultural immersion the key to the next 50 years 26 Mar 2014 Cathie Burgess is currently a Lecturer in Education at the University of Sydney and president of the Aboriginal Studies Association. She has extensive teaching experience in secondary schools teacher before entering the academy.
Cathie Burgess Mandating Indigenous education. Tensions and transformations 26 Mar 2014 Cathie Burgess is currently a Lecturer in Education at the University of Sydney and president of the Aboriginal Studies Association. She has extensive teaching experience in secondary schools teacher before entering the academy.
Danielle Campbell Voice and Agency. The promise of process for Indigenous Agency 27 Mar 2014 Danielle Campbell joined the Central Land Council in 2005 when the Community Development Unit was established.
Dr Paddy Cavanagh Cultural immersion the key to the next 50 years 26 Mar 2014 Dr Paddy (Pat) Cavanagh has spent much of his career in Aboriginal Education.
Perri Chapman The Smoke Ring. Smoking among Indigenous Australians 26 Mar 2014 Perri Chapman is an Aboriginal woman with experience across a number of settings, including non-government organisations and within government. Ms Chapman is the Tobacco Action Worker in the Social Health Team at Winnunga.
Juliet Checketts Indigenous policy perceptions. An analysis of parliamentary Hansard from 1961 to 2012 27 Mar 2014 Juliet Checketts is a post-graduate student at the Australian National University currently working towards a PhD in social anthropology.
Alwin Chong Gambling in Indigenous communities. Engagement, consultation and assessment 26 Mar 2014 Alwin Chong is currently the Director of Yaitya Purruna Indigenous Health Unit, which is part of the School of Population Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide.
Cheryl Creed Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Cairns QLD 27 Mar 2014 Cheryl Creed is a practicing visual artist specialising in portraiture. She has degrees from the Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University including an honours degree in Fine Art and a Masters of Education.
Wayne Deans The digital repatriation of urban Indigenous history 22 Mar 2014
Tracy Dixon The Health Performance Framework report 26 Mar 2014 Tracy Dixon is Head of the Indigenous Analyses and Reporting Unit at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Tetteh Dugbaza Program of data linkage and data improvement at the AIHW to enhance Indigenous identification in key data sets 27 Mar 2014
Dr Deb Duthie Means to ends integration for stakeholder engagement 27 Mar 2014 Dr Deb Duthie is a descendant of the Wakka Wakka and Wamurungu peoples. She completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) in 2000, and her PhD and a Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in 2012, all at QUT.
Joe Mowandi (Joseph) Edgar Living with native title. An overview of the experiences of native title corporations 26 Mar 2014 Joe Mowandi Edgar is a descendant of the Karajarri people of West Kimberley and is a business graduate of the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Broome Campus.
WH (Bill) Edwards A personal journey with Aboriginal studies 26 Mar 2014 WH (Bill) Edwards is a retired Minister of the Uniting Church in Australia.
Samantha Faulkner Listen now our words matter 26 Mar 2014 Samantha Faulkner is a Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal woman from the Wuthuthi and Yadhaigana peoples, Cape York Peninsula and Badu and Moa Islands, Torres Strait.
Lynelle Flinders Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Cairns QLD Lynell Flinders 24 Mar 2014 Lynelle Flinders is a textile artist and curator working in Cairns. She has a diploma in cultural arts form TAFE, Cairns and has exhibited in a number of fashion shows.
Marisa Fogarty Challenging current understandings about the introduction of gambling to remote Aboriginal communities in Northern Australia 27 Mar 2014 Marisa Fogarty is currently at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (ANU) and has recently submitted a PhD addressing the impacts of gambling on remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.
Dennis Foley Australian Aboriginal tourism an opportunity but keep the culture intact 27 Mar 2014
Lisa Fuller Listen now our words matter 26 Mar 2014 Lisa Fuller is a Wuilli Wuilli woman from Eidsvold, Queensland, and is a descendent of the Wakka Wakka and Gurang Gurang mobs.
Deepa Gajjar Evidence and influence 26 Mar 2014 Deepa Gajjar is a research officer with the Indigenous Burden of Disease study at the School of Population Health, University of Queensland.
Rolf Gerritsen Research Review on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge for Environmental Management 25 Mar 2014 Charles Darwin University 
Peter Harvey Gambling in Indigenous communities. Engagement, consultation and assessment 26 Mar 2014 Peter Harvey has a background in education; secondary teaching (English and Mathematics), school development, curriculum consulting and organizational change.   His work in the health sector has focused mainly on developing integrated pr
Sarah Holcombe Mobilising Indigenous human rights the UNPFII and the roles of Australian Indigenous 26 Mar 2014
Carla Houkamau Cultural identity and wellbeing for Maori and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians 26 Mar 2014 Carla Houkamau (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and International Business at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Henk Huijser Developing a holistic Indigenous learning scape across platforms 24 Mar 2014 Henk Huijser has a PhD in Screen and Media Studies from the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
Dr Janet Hunt Voice and Agency. The promise of process for Indigenous Agency 27 Mar 2014 Dr Janet Hunt is a Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at the Australian National University.
Terri Janke Ethics workshop program and information 6 Feb 2014 Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Meriam woman from Cairns. She empowers Indigenous people so they prosper. Terri advises on legal matters including incorporation, joint venture, procurement, governance, employment and engagement.
Deanne Johnson Program of data linkage and data improvement at the AIHW to enhance Indigenous identification in key data sets 27 Mar 2014
Dr Annie Kennedy Voice and Agency. The promise of process for Indigenous Agency 27 Mar 2014 Dr Annie Kennedy is a community development practitioner and researcher, interested in the social dynamics of voice, its role in wellbeing, and the processes that can enhance it.
Prof James Lance Taylor Taking Intercommunalism Seriously: Black Power, Indigeneity, and Peoples’ Struggles for Recognition and Anti-Racist democracy 28 Mar 2014 James Lance Taylor Author of the book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama, which earned 2011 “Outstanding Academic Title” -Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (January 2012).
Prof Anita Lee Hong Means to ends integration for stakeholder engagement 27 Mar 2014 Professor Anita Lee Hong is a descendant of the Badjalla language group. Born and educated in Cairns, Anita spent most of her life there until she moved to Perth in March 2002.
Marlene Longbottom Culture makes you stronger Aboriginal womens voices from the NSW South Coast 25 Mar 2014
Raglan Maddox The Smoke Ring. Smoking among Indigenous Australians 26 Mar 2014 Raglan Maddox has a public health background with a variety of experiences and roles both domestically and abroad.
Dr Doug Marmion Languages and education. National curriculum 27 Mar 2014 Dr Doug Marmion Doug taught for three years at Yirara College in Alice Springs, followed by three years as Adult Educator at Walungurru (also known as Kintore), in the Gibson Desert west of Alice Springs.
Ingrid Mason Research Data Management Policy 28 Mar 2014 Ingrid Mason has twenty years experience in diverse roles (project manager, repository manager, business analyst, librarian) working with technology in the university, cultural and government sectors in New Zealand and Australia.
Jessica McGowan Evidence and influence 26 Mar 2014 Jessica McGowan is Research Associate to the Indigenous Burden of Disease study.
Pamela Faye McGrath Achieving information equity for native title holders 26 Mar 2014 Pamela Faye McGrath Pamela Faye McGrath is a Research Director at the National Native Title Tribunal and Emeritus President of the Australian Anthropological Society.
Dr Char-Lee McLennan Understanding the barriers to a sustainable Indigenous tourism sector 28 Mar 2014 Dr Char-lee McLennan is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Tourism, Sport and Services Research at Griffith University.
Prof Sharynne McLeod Celebrating Indigenous Australian children's languages diversity competence and support 25 Mar 2014 Sharynne McLeod PhD, is a Professor of Speech and Language Acquisition at Charles Sturt University, who has lived and worked in Wiradjuri country for most of her life.
Larissa Melanie Means to ends integration for stakeholder engagement 27 Mar 2014 Larissa Melanie is Project Manager for the Learning and Teaching Unit, Chancellery at Queensland University of Technology, and the federally HEPPP funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Social Marketing Strategy and Aborigin
Prof Salvatore (Sal) Mendaglio Conceptions of giftedness among Canadian Indigenous people 15 Mar 2014 Salvatore 'Sal' Mendaglio is a professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Calgary and teaches graduate courses in gifted education and undergraduate courses in teacher education.
Steve Morelli Different talk for different relatives relationships shown in restored stories from three Gumbayngirr NSW 24 Mar 2014 Br Steve Morelli (B.A. UNE; Grad Dip Linguistics UNE, Grad Dip Counselling ACAP 2001) has worked with Indigenous communities full-time since 1983.
Prof Aileen Moreton-Robinson Indigenous Studies in the First World: Contested Territory, Cultural Entrapment and Race in the 21st Century 26 Mar 2014 A Goenpul woman from Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island), Quandamooka First Nation (Moreton Bay) in Queensland, Australia. As Professor of Indigenous Studies at QUT she:
Alexandra Muir Land learning and identity toward a deeper understanding of Indigenous learning on Country. 14 Apr 2014 Alexandra Muir joined AIATSIS in 2012 as a part of the languages team after finishing her studies at the Australian National University.
Graeme Mundine Beyond decolonising social justice embracing complexity at the knowledge interface 25 Mar 2014 Graeme Mundine is the Executive Officer of the Sydney Archdiocese’s Aboriginal Catholic Ministry (ACM). Graeme is a Bundjalung man who brings with him over thirty years experience of working with Churches.
Prof Martin Nakata Breaking through barriers in Australian Indigenous Studies 27 Mar 2014 Professor Martin Nakata Director of Nura Gili at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Professor Nakata also holds the title of Chair of Australian Indigenous Education.
Margaret O'Connell Building relationships between non-Aboriginal and Nyoongar peoples 26 Mar 2014 Margaret O’Connell is of Anglo-Australian descent and was born on Wadjuk country in Perth and raised in the southwest of WA. Margaret is the Senior Research Officer at the Telethon Kids Institute.
Associate Prof Sandy O’Sullivan Difficult dialogues in the discomfort zone. The roles of indigenous and non-indigenous people teaching indigenous studies in universities 26 Mar 2014 Associate Professor Sandy O’Sullivan is Australian Research Council Senior Indigenous Research Fellow (Wiradjuri) at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
Associate Prof Sandy O’Sullivan Alternative dissemination - How should we share our research 28 Mar 2014 Associate Professor Sandy O’Sullivan is Australian Research Council Senior Indigenous Research Fellow (Wiradjuri) at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
Associate Prof Susan Page Difficult dialogues in the discomfort zone. The roles of indigenous and non-indigenous people teaching indigenous studies in universities 26 Mar 2014 Associate Professor Susan Page is Departmental Director of Learning and Teaching within Warawara Department of Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University.
Robert (Tommy) Pau Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Cairns QLD Tommy Pau 26 Mar 2014 Robert ‘Tommy’ Pau sees himself as an urban artist and takes an approach where contemporary and western styles of art are integrated with traditional content.
Kerry Reed-Gilbert Listen now our words matter 26 Mar 2014 Kerry Reed-Gilbert is the current Chair of the First Nations Australians Writers Network, Kerry is a well-known Aboriginal woman poet and writer who has performed and conducted writing workshops nationally and internationally.
Dr Lisa Ruhanen Understanding the barriers to a sustainable Indigenous tourism sector 28 Mar 2014 Dr Lisa Ruhanen is Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Coursework Programs in the School of Tourism at The University of Queensland.
Dr Gabrielle Russell-Mundine Beyond decolonising social justice embracing complexity at the knowledge interface 25 Mar 2014 Dr Gabrielle Russell-Mundine is Academic Leader — Cultural Change in the National Centre for Cultural Competence at The University of Sydney.
Christine Schlesinger Research Review on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge for Environmental Management 25 Mar 2014 Charles Darwin University
Brendan Scott Program of data linkage and data improvement at the AIHW to enhance Indigenous identification in key data sets 27 Mar 2014
Dr Clair Scrine 50 years creating genuine research partnerships for Aboriginal health 26 Mar 2014 Dr Clair Scrine (PhD) is a Senior Researcher with the Centre for Research Excellence in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
Tarunna Sebastian Policy influences affecting the food practices of Aboriginal Australians since colonisation 28 Mar 2014 Tarunna Sebastian is a Pitjantjatjara and Anmatyerre woman from Central Australia.
Carrington Shepherd Closing the gap in mental health outcomes do socioeconomic conditions matter? 25 Mar 2014 Carrington Shepherd is an experienced quantitative researcher who has been associated with the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research since 2005.
Tauri Simone Looking and talking about Research 28 Mar 2014 Tauri Simone is a Koa woman from central west Queensland.
Dr Dermot Smyth Caring for country an Indigenous propitious niche in 21st century Australia 26 Mar 2014 Dr Dermot Smyth, having trained as a biologist and undertaking field research in northern Australia, PNG, Indonesia and West Africa, developed an interest in the relationship between Indigenous peoples and their environments.
Dr Dermot Smyth Caring for Country, an Indigenous propitious niche in 21st century Australia 28 Mar 2014 Dr Dermot Smyth, having trained as a biologist and undertaking field research in northern Australia, PNG, Indonesia and West Africa, developed an interest in the relationship between Indigenous peoples and their environments.
Claire Stacey Living with native title. An overview of the experiences of native title corporations 26 Mar 2014 Claire Stacey Project Manager, Native Title Research Unit
Dr Gretchen Stolte Phantom traditions. Comic books and their influence among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists 26 Feb 2014 Dr Gretchen Stolte identifies as a Nimi’ipuu/Nez Perce American Indian and is currently a Research Fellow at the Australian National University.
Dr Jan Teagle Kapetas Being there: Why is fly in fly out research failing remote Aboriginal Australians 28 Mar 2014 Dr. Jan Teagle Kapetas lectures in Australian Indigenous Studies at Murdoch University, and is currently involved in a fly-in-fly-out remote Aboriginal research and health development project.
Katrina Thorpe Mandating Indigenous education tensions and transformations. 25 Mar 2014 Katrina Thorpe is a lecturer at the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
Katrina Thorpe Mandating Indigenous education. Tensions and transformations 26 Mar 2014 Katrina Thorpe is a lecturer at the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
Julie Tongs (OAM) Winnunga 1988 to 2014. Breaking the Barriers in Aboriginal Research and Services 27 Mar 2014 Julie Tongs, a Wiradjuri woman, has worked in Aboriginal Affairs for over twenty (20) years. She has occupied the position of CEO at the ACT Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service since 1997.
Prof Linda Tuhiwai Smith The 50 year itch – Is indigenous studies still irritating? 26 Mar 2014 Professor of Education and Māori Development, Pro-Vice Chancellor Māori and Dean of the School of Māori and Pacific Development as well as the founding Director for Te Kotahi Research Institute at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
Dr Andrew Turk Transcending barriers. A trans-cultural and trans-disciplinary perspective of place 26 Mar 2014 Dr Andrew Turk (PhD) is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Arts, Murdoch University, with degrees in Surveying, Applied Science (Cartography), Arts (Psychology and Philosophy).
Sarah Verdon Celebrating Indigenous Australian children's languages diversity competence and support 25 Mar 2014 Sarah Verdon is a speech pathologist who has worked with monolingual and multilingual children and families in Australia, Vietnam, and the UK. She has a passion for supporting children’s language diversity throughout the early years.
Dallas Walker Different talk for different relatives relationships shown in restored stories from three Gumbayngirr NSW 24 Mar 2014 Dallas F. Walker Is a Gumbaynggirr man who has a Certificate IV in Gumbaynggirr Language and Culture Maintenance, MALCC, (VETAB AQF), 1998. He is a language researcher and consultant at Muurrbay ALCC.
Associate Prof Roz Walker 50 years creating genuine research partnerships for Aboriginal health 26 Mar 2014 Associate Professor Roz Walker (PhD) has worked in education and research in Aboriginal contexts for over 25 years’. She is a Chief Investigator on a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant.
Dr Michael Walsh Languages and education. National curriculum 27 Mar 2014 Dr Michael Walsh Michael Walsh's research has focused on the 'Top End' of the Northern Territory over the last forty years.
Dr Michael Walsh The birds and the bees. Issues translating an Aboriginal song text from north-west Australia 27 Mar 2014 Dr Michael Walsh Michael Walsh's research has focused on the 'Top End' of the Northern Territory over the last forty years.
Prof Maggie Walter The Race Bind. Explaining the Resistance to Constitutional Recognition 28 Mar 2014 Maggie Walter (PhD), a descendant of the Trawlwoolway/Preelunenner people from north eastern Tasmania, is a sociologist who teaches and researches at the University of Tasmania.
Chanel Webb The Smoke Ring. Smoking among Indigenous Australians 26 Mar 2014 Chanel Webb is an Aboriginal woman who is a descendant of the Wiradjuri and Ngunnawal people of New South Wales.
Dr Michelle Whitford Understanding the barriers to a sustainable Indigenous tourism sector 28 Mar 2014 Dr Michelle Whitford is a Senior Lecturer and Higher Degree Research Convenor in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith Business School, Griffith University.
Judith Wilks The successful transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students into higher education 26 Mar 2014 Judith Wilks is a lecturer in education and an experienced educator with a significant track record in regional education services delivery and increasingly specialist skills in the area of Indigenous Education.
Gary Williams Different talk for different relatives relationships shown in restored stories from three Gumbayngirr NSW 24 Mar 2014 Gary Williams is a member of the Gumbaynggirr Working Party and member of the former Aboriginal Negotiating Panel to establish the Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park.
Josh Wilson Gambling in Indigenous communities. Engagement, consultation and assessment 26 Mar 2014 Flinders University
Rosemary Wrench Looking beyond historical museum frameworks to reveal the knowledge, history, stories and personal identities. 27 Mar 2014 Rosemary Wrench developed and curated the Many Nations section of the First Peoples exhibition at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum.
Mandy Yap Conceptualising a Yawuru wellbeing framework 16 Mar 2014 Mandy Yap joined the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research in 2007. She is currently working on Commonwealth and State/Territory Governments funded Indigenous population project.
Eunice Yu Conceptualising a Yawuru wellbeing framework 16 Mar 2014 Eunice Yu is a Yawuru woman from Broome area.
Dr Benxiang Zeng Research Review on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge for Environmental Management 25 Mar 2014 Dr. Benxiang Zeng is Senior Research Fellow at The Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University. Since 1989, Dr.
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