Michelle Gardner is the first Aboriginal woman to become a member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, a role she has been working towards throughout her 30-year career. A proud Gunditjmara woman, Gardner wants to see more Aboriginal people appointed to senior positions in courts and tribunals. “It is important for young people to […]
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Professor Stan Grant Jnr to explore Indigenous issues and political shifts at new Charles Sturt University role
Please note, this story contains the name of someone who has passed away. Just as Australia thought Professor Stan Grant Jnr had done it all, the professor, journalist and beloved Australian icon, adds a new role at Charles Sturt University (CSU) to his already impressive and very full resume. Professor Grant, a proud Wiradjuri man, […]
When you speak to newly appointed Judge David MacLean, there is no question as to how he has found himself the first Indigenous judge of Western Australia. In answering any question, he responds with clarity and smoothness that appears to be well thought out, almost as if he had predicted the question. Much of Judge […]
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Seven months after Prime Minister Scott Morrison established the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, the inquiry has heard from communities across the nation. As noted by Chair of the Commission, Ronald Sacksville, the inquiry has a responsibility to address and expose the realities of violence, abuse, neglect and […]
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Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, has announced the membership of the National Co-Design Group who will inform the process of First Nations Voice to Parliament. Wyatt said the new group will be co-chaired by senior First Nations leader, Dr Donna Odegaard AM, and a senior official from the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA); who […]
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