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PUBLIC FORUM: HOW CAN WE BETTER PROTECT INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN AUSTRALIA? Tuesday 2nd June, 5.30pm, NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre

Posted in FORUM with tags , on 29/05/2009 by D

In celebration of the United Nations International Year of Reconciliation, NSW Reconciliation Council is holding a public forum to generate conversations around how we can better protect Indigenous rights in Australia. A panel of speakers will discuss the following topics:

Indigenous Peoples and the Constitution
Megan Davis, Director of the Indigenous Law Centre, UNSW

Indigenous Australians and Human Rights: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and other recent developments

Sarah Pritchard, NSW Barrister, Human Rights Lawyer, Editor of Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations and Human Rights

Cultural and Environmental Rights of Traditional Owners
Steven Ross, Coordinator of Murray Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations

Join us for finger food prepared by Yaama Dhiyaan – modern Australian cuisine using Indigenous produce and flavour – 5.30pm

Welcome to Country by Aunty Sylvia Scott
Musical performance by Krista Pav

Entry: By donation
Date: Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Time: Food at 5.30pm for a 6pm start
Place: NSW Teachers Federation Auditorium, 39-41 Reservoir Street

RSVP (for catering purposes) to or ph: 9219 0719