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Indigenous policy reform in the Northern Territory

12 July, 2007

Below is an announcement about an extraordinary seminar dealing with the events following the release of the Little Children are Sacred report.  I’m sure that a lot of people who can’t make it to Darwin would be very interested in hearing what the speakers have to say.  I will check if there are plans to share the papers/speeches in some form.

You are invited to attend a public forum on

Indigenous policy reform in the Northern Territory

An extraordinary debate for extraordinary times

Hear local and International experts discuss the federal government’s recently announced reforms, which are reshaping Indigenous policy in the Northern Territory, and debate the outcomes and possible solutions.

When: Friday, 20 July
12:45pm – 3:30pm
Where: Charles Darwin University
Casuarina Campus
Mal Nairn Lecture Theatre
Admission is free and light refreshments will follow

Speakers will include:

Professor Elizabeth Povinelli
Anthropology and Gender Studies Co-Director,
Centre for the Study of Law & Culture, Columbia University

Olga Havnen
Deputy CEO,
Northern Land Council

Professor Allan Patience
Professor of Political Science,
Charles Darwin University

Professor Gary Robinson
Director, School for Social and Policy Research,
Charles Darwin University

Ken Parish
Law Lecturer,
Charles Darwin University

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  1. 14 July, 2007 5:53 pm

    I have found out from one of the organisers that this event will involve interviews by the local version of Stateline, broadcast on the ABC. Transcripts will be available on the web and other materials may also be made available.

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