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ELDERS SPEAK: WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF ABORIGINAL EDUCATION?
PANEL DISCUSSION

THURSDAY 18 MARCH
6PM TO 7.30PM, ACST

  Allan Scott Auditorium, Hawke Building, UniSA City West Campus MAP
Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy

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Join our panel of experts who will discuss the need for a two-way education system that recognises and respects the cultures, languages and identities of Aboriginal children and young people, as set out in Article 14 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples.

Panellists will include University of South Australia Professors and members of Purkarninthi, the UniSA Elders in Residence.

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy, UniSA, this panel discussion is an opportunity to hear about local and national issues of significance, and the extensive work of the Panellists to inform public knowledge and awareness.

Panellists include:

Aunty Lynette Crocker
Uncle Kym Kropinyeri
Aunty Waniwa Lester
Uncle Kevin (Dookie) O’Loughlin
Uncle Lewis O’Brien
Uncle David Rathman
Uncle Frank Wanganeen
Aunty Roslyn Weetra

Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney
Professor Irene Watson

This event will be presented LIVE in the University of South Australia's Allan Scott Auditorium to a limited audience. For this reason, REGISTRATIONS ARE ESSENTIAL All registered attendees will be required to sign-in and confirm contact details, as a requirement of our COVID-safe plan. Please stay at home if you are unwell or have any COVID-19 symptoms - see SA Health website for more information. We thank you in advance for your thoughtful and responsible cooperation.

 

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Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy, UniSA 


While the views presented by speakers within The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre public program are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia, or The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, they are presented in the interest of open debate and discussion in the community and reflect our themes of: Strengthening our Democracy - Valuing our Diversity - Building our Future.

The copying and reproduction of any transcripts within The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre public program is strictly forbidden without prior arrangements.