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Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Governance Masterclass

Posted by Australian Indigenous Governance Institute on February 22, 2017  /   Posted in NEWS

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute is hosting a 1 day Masterclass on Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Governance in Brisbane on Friday 31 March 2017.

The demand for data is increasing as Indigenous nations engage in economic, social, and cultural development on a rapid scale. Additionally, the need to protect Indigenous cultural and proprietary information is paramount. This Masterclass examines the role of data as an exercise of sovereignty in Indigenous nation building and self-determination. The day will be presented by leading scholars Assoc Prof Maui Hudson (NZ), Prof Tahu Kukutai (NZ), DrPH Stephanie Rainie (US), Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear (US), Prof John Taylor (AUS) and Dr Raymond Lovett (AUS).

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2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report released

Posted by Australian Indigenous Governance Institute on November 21, 2016  /   Posted in NEWS

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The Productivity Commission released the 2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) Report on Thursday, 17 November 2016. The OID report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This report is the seventh in the series.

The OID report provides data on a range of strategic areas and examines whether policies and programs are achieving positive outcomes for Indigenous Australians. The report recognises governance as an essential component in promoting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

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