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Michelle Deshon

Leadership

Factsheet

The English terms ‘leadership’ and ‘leader’ may be a foreign concept in many Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander languages.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership is exercised according to different values than it is in the wider Australian society. Strong relationships with family and close kin, and values of demand sharing and mutual responsibility are at the very heart of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership practices.

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Publication

Summary – Webinar: Governing through Crisis

AIGI held a webinar on Wednesday 13th May with Guest speakers Sarah Brown ( CEO, Purple House), Pat Turner (CEO, NACCHO) and Peter Murray (Deputy Chair, 10 Deserts Project, CEO Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation) …
Publication

OUR PEOPLE, OUR WAY: STORIES OF INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE SUCCESS

A new AIGI publication presents real world stories of governance co-authored with six finalists of the Indigenous Governance Awards program. …
Report

To be heard and for the words to have actions: Traditional Owner voices report.

Traditional Owner voices: improving government relationships and supporting strong foundations. …

International Indigenous Governance Conference

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute will co-convene the inaugural International Indigenous Governance Conference  ‘Self-determination through Self-governance’ with Reconciliation Australia in Brisbane from 15th to 18th March 2020.   …