Forum 37: Indigenous Australia

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA
Rights, Recognition & Reconciliation

July 4, 2015

NF37 Speakers: Dr Jackie Huggins, Nicole Watson, Jane Powles & Peter Shine

NF37 Speakers: Dr Jackie Huggins, Nicole Watson, Jane Powles & Peter Shine

Speakers

Dr Jackie Huggins AM

  • Indigenous Aust. author, historian & Aboriginal rights activist for QLD’s Bidjara & BirraGubba peoples.
  • Former Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia. | Former Chair of the QLD Domestic Violence Council.
  • Adjunct Professor, Australian Centre for Indigenous History, ANU. | Member of the Order of Australia.

Nicole Watson

  • Solicitor at the Supreme Court of Queensland. Worked for the National Native Title Tribunal.
  • Member of the Birri-Gubba People of the Yugambeh language group.
  • Former Editor of the Indigenous Law Bulletin. Author of UQP award winning ‘The Boundary‘.

Jane Powles

  • National Campaign Manager for ANTaR, supporting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander’s rights.
  • Extensive experience in advocacy, management & campaigns in the social justice sector.
  • Previously worked for Oxfam’s Indigenous Rights Advocacy Unit.

Peter Shine

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