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Thu 15 Aug 2019

Project Officer

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute is now recruiting for a Project Officer. The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) is an Indigenous-led national center specialising in governance knowledge and excellence. AIGI supports the economic, social and cultural aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by connecting them with world-class governance practice, research, thought leadership and educational resources.…
Tue 15 Jan 2019

Submission for the Native Title Unit in relation to the Native Title Exposure Draft

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute welcomes the work being undertaken to by the Native Title Unit in the Federal Attorney-General’s Department, in relation to reforming native title in Australia. AIGI has made a number of recommendations to the Native Title Unit in relation to the Native Title Exposure Draft released in October 2018. …
Mon 12 Nov 2018

Strong Governance Supporting Success: Stories and Analysis from the 2016 Indigenous Governance Awards

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have long called for greater control over decisions that affect their lives. Mounting evidence from Australia and internationally indicates the important role of practically effective and culturally legitimate governance for Indigenous self-determination, cultural resilience and community development outcomes.…
Wed 12 Sep 2018

Submission for Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

AIGI have recently submitted to the Joint Select Committee; AIGI welcomes the work being undertaken by the Joint Select Committee however, we believe that significant progress is yet to be made in resolving the long-standing issues relating to the non-recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their relationship with non-Indigenous Australians. In particular, we entreat that no matter what strategies for reform emerge from the Joint Select Committee, the impact must foster sustainable self-determination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.…
Thu 5 Jul 2018

AIGI Submission – Closing the Gap Refresh 2018

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute supports the refresh of the Closing the Gap policy. AIGI believe that keeping the current objectives in place and adding additional targets in the areas of criminal justice and addressing systematic racism will create a strong basis from which Australian governments can assess their impact and effectiveness in a new Closing the Gap framework. Furthermore, supporting locally controlled, culturally informed Indigenous governing bodies with genuine decision-making powers must form the core of a refreshed CTG agenda.…
Thu 5 Jul 2018

Indigenous Data Sovereignty Communique

On the 20th of June, 2018, Indigenous peoples from public and private sectors came together to discuss the importance of Indigenous data sovereignty and Indigenous Data Governance. The summit was held by the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute in collaboration with the Maiam nayri Wingara Indigenous Data Sovereignty Collective. …