The conference will be a mix of case studies and key presentations around the main topics of Health, Education, Employment, Economic Empowerment and Justice.
It will bring together Indigenous Community leaders, state and federal government representatives, business and high level academics for a discussion on the issues that continue to challenge development, design and implementation of national policy but also the success of ongoing strategies, policy and furthermore the direction of future developments.
We invite you to join leaders and key stakeholders at the inaugural Empowering Aboriginal Communities Conference to discuss and debate the important issues and the implications for the future.Keynote address from:Aden Ridgeway, Senior Representative from the RECOGNISE campaignKeynote joint presentation from:Councilor Irene Doutney, City of Sydney Council Councilor Dominic Wy Kanak, Indigenous Greens, boondiboondi Bondi Ward Waverley CouncilKey topics to be addressed:Empowering Equality Personal representation and identity Unlocking the potential _ empowering Aboriginal communities to make use of their land Bridging the gap between governments, businesses and Indigenous communities Indigenous Health Indigenous engagement in education A bright future _ Youth and emerging Indigenous artsCase studies:Monash University's Advancing Indigenous Employment PolicyCase Study _ Indigenous Land Use AgreementBatchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary EducationsThe Aboriginal Learning CircleWinangay Resources - Stronger ways with Aboriginal children and familiesCheck back regularly for updates
2 Day Conference (1-2 May 2014): $2304.50 AUD
Speakers: Brian Walker, Manager Indigenous Employment, Monash University, Danny Lester, CEO, Aboriginal Employment Strategy, Tanya Denning, Channel Manager, NITV, Jenny Rudolph, Director, Elton Consulting, Martin Klopper, General Manager Northern Territory, Elton Consulting, Lisa Jeffery, Indigenous Relations, South Australia Chamber of Mines and Energy, Gavin Brown, Principal, PwC's Indigenous Consulting (PIC), James Lamerton, General Manager Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Adrian Mitchell, Director, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Heather McGregor, Director, North Coast TAFE Aboriginal Learning Circle, Auntie Susie Blacklock, Ambassador for Children (Chair of Winangay Resources Inc) and the Winangay Team, Jack Andrew Wilkie-Jans, Artist/ArtsworkerAandTSI Affairs Advocate, Gillian Odbert, Programs Director, Australian Indigenous Education Foundation