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Dr Shayne Williams, Language and Culture Consultant, NSW Aboriginal and Education Consultative Group
Dharawal man Shayne Williams on Indigenous peoples and museums working together to advance cultural education for all and overcoming tensions around ownership of cultural artefacts in museums.
Dr Richard West Jr, Professor Paul Tapsell, Dr Dawn Casey, Dr Richard Luarkie and Associate Professor David Garneau with ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue
Distinguished First Nations people from Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia discuss the negotiation between their traditions and their place in the modern world. What role do museums and artefacts have in this negotiation?
Dr Mathew Trinca Director, National Museum of Australia
Museum director Mathew Trinca on the strength and potency of objects in the Encounters exhibition, their impact on Indigenous and non-Indigenous people today and how museums can empower Indigenous communities to manage collections.
Dr Richard West Jr, CEO, Autry Museum of the American West; Founding Director, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Cheyenne Arapaho citizen and museum director Richard West Jr on the impact of repatriation legislation on museums and Native communities in the United States and what that experience suggests for museums in the 21st century.
Gregory P Lehman, Senior Lecturer, Institute for Koorie Education, Deakin University
A descendant of the Trawulwuy people of Tasmania, Greg gives a history of the visual representation of Tasmanian Aboriginal people by colonial artists and examines JS Prout’s portraits of Aboriginal people at Wybalenna on Flinders Island.
Diane Kargas, General Manager, Philanthropy Matters
Landmark Women, 20 November 2015
Diane on family, community, philanthropy, tackling homelessness, supporting carers and charities and making a difference.
Christine Waring, milliner
Landmark Women, 23 October 2015
Christine describes her love of hats, learning and teaching millinery, opening her studio and working in Australia and overseas. Includes an appraisal of the latest fashion hats and accessories.
Dr Judy West, Executive Director, Australian National Botanic Gardens
Landmark Women, 18 September 2015
Judy talks about her love of the country and her work as a botanist across Australia and at CSIRO and the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Robyn Hendry, Chief Executive Officer, Canberra Business Chamber
Landmark Women, 21 August 2015
Robyn on business, tourism, the growth of the capital over 30 years and Canberra career women hitting their stride.
Dr Melanie Oppenheimer, Flinders University, and Dr Bart Ziino, Deakin University
Life on the Home Front Symposium, 7 August 2015
Melanie Oppenheimer discussed the role of volunteers and in particular the Australian Red Cross during the First World War. Bart Ziino discussed the conscription debate and people’s anxiety about their loved ones at the front.