The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute is happy to announce that the 2018 Indigenous Governance Awards are now live. we are partnering with Reconciliation Australia and the BHP Billiton Foundation to run the awards this year.
‘Governance is power!’, June Oscar AO
What are the unique roles Indigenous women play in governing communities? Where are the examples of Indigenous women excelling in their chosen fields? How can communities and professions support young and emerging Indigenous women? These were some of the questions addressed at the inaugural Indigenous Women in Governance Masterclass, convened by the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) on 30 November 2017. Read More
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.