Far too many discussions about Indigenous governance and development are dominated by accounts of disadvantage and deficit.
The 2017 Common Roots, Common Futures International Indigenous Governance Conference, co-convened in Brisbane by the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute, the National Centre for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University and the Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona, painted a very different picture. Read More
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).
Indigenous Governance Awards Chair Professor Mick Dodson announced the award recipients at a ceremony in Sydney on Thursday 24 November.
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.
We are delighted to release Voices of Our Success Executive Overview (Overview). The Overview presents innovations and emerging trends identified in our analysis of the governance solutions of the top ranked 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards (Awards) applicants.