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Frank Howarth, Agnes Shea, Alisa Duff and Andrew Sayers
12 July 2012
Australian Museum director Frank Howarth opens this Object Gallery and Australian Museum touring exhibition, which exposes the richness and breadth of contemporary Indigenous sculpture in Australia through sculptural works depicting a variety of animals.
Gail Mabo, Tom Calma, Leah Armstrong, Rod Little, Agnes Shea, Jenny Macklin and Samantha Faulkner
30 May 2012
Members of the community and politicians celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mabo High Court decision on 3 June 1992 which recognised that Eddie Koiki Mabo and others held native title to land on Murray Island (Mer) in the Torres Strait.
Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
28 October 2011
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda will share his views on Indigenous governance and representation, and the provision of services to the community following the closure of ATSIC.
Off the walls: Art from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Agencies 1967-2005: Exhibition launch
Andrew Sayers, Paul House and Peter Yu
27 October 2011
Peter Yu opens Off the Walls: Art from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Agencies 1967–2005, an exhibition about Indigenous art and the politics and history of a time of great change in Indigenous affairs.
Pedro Stephen, Agnes Shea, Alisa Duff and Andrew Sayers
13 September 2011
Pedro Stephen, mayor of the Torres Shire Council, opens the exhibition of photographs by David Callow complemented by objects from the National Museum’s collections that share stories about the lives, culture and identity of Torres Strait Islanders.
Ian Dunlop, Pip Deveson and Dr Peter Thorley
5 August 2011
Following a screening of In Memory of Malawan, film-makers Ian Dunlop and Pip Deveson discuss the filming of the rituals for the funeral of Aboriginal clan leader Malawan over a two-week period in the early 1970s.
Mal Brough, Professor Garth Nettheim and Alison Page
Platform Conversations, 8 July 2011
The inaugural Platform Conversations event was a provocative panel discussion facilitated by David Speers debating whether recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian Constitution will make a meaningful difference to Indigenous peoples’ lives.
Andrew Sayers, Shane Mortimer, Martin Thomas, Anne McGrath, Professor Mandy Thomas and Margo Neale
Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, 17 June 2011
The book, co-edited by Martin Thomas and Margo Neale, extends on the papers presented at the ‘Barks, Birds and Billabongs: Exploring the legacy of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land’ Symposium held in November 2009.
Dr Kirsten Wehner, National Museum of Australia
3 June 2011
Senior Curator Kirsten Wehner introduces the new National Museum gallery exploring a broad history of Australia through stories of places and their peoples.
Dr Philip Jones, South Australian Museum
A tribute to Bob Edwards, 22 March 2011
Highlights from Bob Edwards’ fieldwork, collecting Aboriginal stone tools and documenting rock art and engravings, and his time at the South Australian Museum in the 1960s–70s.