Speakers

All presenters

Presenter/s Presentation Date
Murrandoo Yanner Panel discussion: exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017 Murrandoo Yanner is a Gangalidda man from the Gulf of Carpentaria. As a Director of CLCAC, he has been instrumental in the development of native title and land & sea programs, including CLCAC’s very successful Indigenous Ranger Program.
Craig Allen Death by 1000 cuts: how to ensure we do not die this way 6 Jun 2017 Craig is a Yandruwandha Yawarrawarrka man. With a background in Psychology Craig has worked extensively throughout the country supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, their families and communities.
Michael Anderson Cultural flows: the missing element in Australia’s water management regime 6 Jun 2017 Michael Anderson (Nyoongar Ghurradjong Murri Ghillar) is Euahlayi leader, farmer and Aboriginal land rights activist from northern New South Wales.
Pat Anderson AO An update from the Referendum Council Co-Chair 7 Jun 2017 Ms Pat Anderson is an Alyawarre woman known nationally and internationally as a powerful advocate with a particular focus on the health of Australia’s First Peoples.
Mr Derek Aplin Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
Graham Atkinson Joint management of "upside down" Country on Dja Dja Wurrung traditional lands (Victoria) 6 Jun 2017 Graham Atkinson is a proud Dja Dja Wurrung man, and Chair since 2014 of the Dhelkunya Dja Land Management Board.
Dr Beau Austin Strengthening partnerships for people & country 7 Jun 2017 Beau is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RIEL, CDU. He is currently working on an ARC-funded project titled: Integrating Measures of Indigenous Land and Sea Management Effectiveness.
Martina Badal How we work together to share Nyangumarta and Karajarri country 5 Jun 2017 Martina Badal is a Director at the Nyangumarta Karajarri Aboriginal Corporation. Martina Badal is also a Nyangumarta representative on the Nyangumarta-Karajarri PBC.
Russell Baker Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in the Northern Australia Development Agenda 7 Jun 2017 Russell is facilitating initiatives to attract international investment into northern Australia in the context of the Northern Australia White Paper and the Australian Government’s long-term vision for the development of the north.
Larissa Baldwin Building power to protect country 6 Jun 2017 Larissa is a young woman from the Widjabul clan of the Bundjalung nation and is the National Co-Director for Seed.
Dr Wayne Beswick Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in the Northern Australia Development Agenda 7 Jun 2017 With over twenty years’ experience in the Commonwealth public sector, Wayne has contributed to policy and programme development across a range of portfolios from vocational education and training to regional policy and Indigenous Affairs.
Tony Bevan Native title: creating and realising commercial opportunities 7 Jun 2017 Tony is a Chartered Accountant with a diverse background in commerce and public practice.
Erika Blades Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) Capabilities and Services Framework - enabling PBCs to assess, evaluate and develop their capability and function to maximise capacity in managing native title 5 Jun 2017 Erika Blades is the Native Title Services Unit Manager for the Kimberley Land Council. The Native Title Services team deliver a broad range of services for both Native Title Claimants and PBC's across the Kimberley Region.
Ashleigh Blechynden A digital resource for PBCs: workshopping the new PBC website 7 Jun 2017 Ashleigh Blechynden Ashleigh Blechynden is a research officer within the Centre for Native Title, Land and Water Research at AIATSIS.
Rob Blowes Native title claims research – where to pitch the microscope 5 Jun 2017 Rob Blowes SC is a barrister who for 35 years has represented Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders in the preparation, litigation, negotiation and mediation of claims to have their traditional rights in land and waters recognised and prot
Richard Bradshaw Dambimangari Marine Parks Indigenous Land Use Agreement 6 Jun 2017 Richard Bradshaw joined the Adelaide law firm of Johnston Withers as a commercial lawyer in 1990 and has been a director with the firm since 1997.
Ms Rachel Bray Harnessing technology to manage native title: TraKS – a bespoke, secure cloud-based agreement management tool 5 Jun 2017 Rachel Bray is the Regional Services Coordinator at Queensland South Native Title Services. 
Mr Scott Buchanan Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993: Wet Tropics Management Plan 1998 Review 6 Jun 2017 Scott Buchanan is the Executive Director at Wet Tropics Management Authority.
Dr Belinda Burbidge A digital resource for PBCs: workshopping the new PBC website 7 Jun 2017 Belinda Burbidge Belinda Burbidge joined AIATSIS in 2015 as a Research Fellow in the Native Title Research Unit. Belinda holds a PhD in anthropology from The University of Sydney and a Master and Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.
Mr Kevin Cairns Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
Joanne Cassady Empowerment and the move towards self-determination 5 Jun 2017 Proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal woman, Joanne Cassady, is the winner of this year’s esteemed National NAIDOC Poster Competition.
Mr Graham Castledine Traditional decision making in native title - finding a pathway through the cultural, legal and administrative maze 6 Jun 2017 Graham is a partner in the firm Castledine Gregory and has specialised in native title and related matters for over 20 years. His clients include native title claim groups, Aboriginal corporations and trusts.
Ms Shirley Chong Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
Ms Michelle Cioffi De Rose Hill: then, now and tomorrow. 7 Jun 2017 Michelle Cioffi is a Legal Officer at South Australian Native Title Services.
Jeremy Clark Banking the credit of community ownership – the Victorian experience 7 Jun 2017 Jeremy Clark is a Tjap/Peek Wurrung Traditional Owner from South West Victoria with over 20 years’ experience in Aboriginal Affairs; specialising in cultural heritage, native title and land management.
Sally Clarke Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in the Northern Australia Development Agenda 7 Jun 2017 Ms Sally Clarke is Director, Office of Northern Australia in the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The Office of Northern Australia (ONA) promotes economic development in northern Australia.
Ms Jasmine Clubb Planning for your community 5 Jun 2017 Jasmine Clubb is a Malanbarra Yidinji women from the Goldsborough valley in North Queensland. Jasmine has been with the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) since 2005, firstly as Reception/Finance Administration Officer.
Mr Rodney Connolly Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
Janine Coombs Banking the credit of community ownership – the Victorian experience 7 Jun 2017 Janine Coombs is passionate about the need for a stronger Aboriginal voice, and has taken on significant leadership roles in her community and dedicated herself to promoting social and cultural issues.
Sandra Creamer Empowerment and the move towards self-determination 5 Jun 2017 Sandra Creamer is a Wannyi/Kalkadoon woman. Sandra has a Law degree, and is the interim CEO for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance.
Mr Dion Creek Regional native title claims and large infrastructure agreements - on the way to a regional treaty? 5 Jun 2017 Dion Creek is a traditional owner from Coen in Cape York and the Director of Operations at Kalan Enterprises a non –profit indigenous enterprise that works in the construction, environment and cultural heritage areas
Prof Allan Dale Traditional Owners and ‘Our North, Our Future: Developing Northern Australia’ 5 Jun 2017 Allan Dale has a strong interest in integrated natural resource policy and management in northern Australia. He has both extensive research and policy expertise in governance systems and integrated natural resource management.
Mr Lui Ned David 25 years since the Mabo decision: the advancement of PBCs in the Torres Strait and the challenges we face 5 Jun 2017 Lui Ned David, Chair of the Magani Lagaugal PBC is a Kulkalaig from the Magan region within the central islands of the Torres Strait and was instrumental in the determination for the Magani Lagaugal.
Prof Megan Davis An update from the Referendum Council Co-Chair 7 Jun 2017 Professor Megan Davis Dr Megan Davis is a Professor of Law and an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. Professor Davis is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the NSW Sentencing Council.
Kayannie Denigan Exploring the future of Indigenous family history research 6 Jun 2017 Kayannie Denigan is the Research Coordinator in the Family History Unit. She is Aṉangu Luritja with family and cultural ties to Bagarrmuguwarra and Kuku Yalanji Bama of Eastern Cape York.
Dr Mike Dockery Aboriginal assets? the impact of major agreements associated with native title in Western Australia 6 Jun 2017 Based at Curtin University, Associate Professor Alfred Michael Dockery is a Research Fellow with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and Principal Research Leader of the CRC for Remote Economic Participation’s Population and Mobility and Labour M
Prof Michael Dodson AM Keynote address NNTC 2017 7 Jun 2017 Professor Mick Dodson photo Professor Michael (Mick) Dodson AM (Chairperson) is a member of the Yawuru peoples the traditional Aboriginal owners of land and waters in the Broome area of the southern Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Dr Holly Doel-Mackaway ‘Ask Us … This Is Our Country’ —seeking, respecting and responding to Indigenous children and young people’s views 6 Jun 2017 Holly has worked as a lawyer and social worker in the field of children's rights for over fifteen years and is a lecturer with the Macquarie University Law School.
Lisa Eaton Exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017 Lisa Eaton is an experienced native title lawyer with a diverse background acting for key stakeholders.  In her present role as Principal Advisor, Practice and Legislation with the National Native Title Tribunal, Lisa works closely with the P
Ms Heidi Evans Preparing superior Form 1 and ILUA applications and supporting documents: Presentation for Native Title Representative Bodies/Service Providers 6 Jun 2017 Heidi Evans has worked with the National Native Title Tribunal for almost six years, primarily as a delegate of the Native Title Registrar, registering claimant applications and indigenous land use agreements.
Mr Royce Evans Traditional decision making in native title - finding a pathway through the cultural, legal and administrative maze 6 Jun 2017 Royce Evans is the Heritage Officer of Kuruma Marthudunera Aboriginal Corporation.
Brad Foster Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017 Brad Foster is the PBC Coordinator at the NQLC, and has been in this role since 2013. Previously Brad worked at CLCAC as a Project Officer (1995 – 2000) and as the CEO (2000-2005).
Ms Charlee-Sue Frail Indigenous Youth Forum (part 1) 5 Jun 2017 Charlee-Sue Frail is a Ngemba woman from Brewarrina in North-West New South Wales. She grew up in Wollongong before moving to Canberra to complete her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and Anthropology.
Ms Charlee-Sue Frail Indigenous Youth Forum (part 2) 7 Jun 2017 Charlee-Sue Frail is a Ngemba woman from Brewarrina in North-West New South Wales. She grew up in Wollongong before moving to Canberra to complete her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and Anthropology.
Duane Fraser Indigenous Youth Forum (part 1) 5 Jun 2017 Duane is a Wulgurukaba and Bidjara man from Queensland.
Duane Fraser Developing a National Indigenous Land & Sea Managers Network 7 Jun 2017 Duane is a Wulgurukaba and Bidjara man from Queensland.
Duane Fraser Indigenous Youth Forum (part 2) 7 Jun 2017 Duane is a Wulgurukaba and Bidjara man from Queensland.
Mr Dean Freeman Reigniting cultural burning in south-eastern Australia – The ACT Aboriginal Cultural Fire Initiative 6 Jun 2017 Dean is a Wiradjuri man through both parents from Brungle Aboriginal Reserve, located at the Northern foothills of Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, with strong cultural and familial links to the Canberra region through his Father.
Angus Frith Imperfect mechanisms for native title groups to make agreements: McGlade v Native Title Registrar 6 Jun 2017 Dr Angus Frith has practised in native title law for more than 20 years.  He has been a barrister since 1999, practising mostly on behalf of native title groups in Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland and NSW.
Eddie Fry Partnerships for energy security: a pathway for independence and self-determination 6 Jun 2017 Eddie Fry has extensive experience within the Australian resource sector. He holds a Diploma in Business Management from the University of South Australia.
Eddie Fry Maximising future benefit from the Indigenous Estate 7 Jun 2017 Eddie Fry has extensive experience within the Australian resource sector. He holds a Diploma in Business Management from the University of South Australia.
Geraldine George How we work together to share Nyangumarta and Karajarri country 5 Jun 2017 Geraldine George is a Director at the Nyangumarta Karajarri Aboriginal Corporation
Cissy Gore-Birch Strengthening partnerships for people & country 7 Jun 2017 Cissy Gore-Birch is from Western Australia and is a Jaru/Kitja woman. She is also connected to Nyikina and Balanggarra in WA.
Ms Kirsty Gowans Partnerships for energy security: a pathway for independence and self-determination 6 Jun 2017 Kirsty is a highly experienced commercial lawyer and corporate governance professional who joined ARENA in 2016 to take up the role of General Manager, Project Delivery.
Polly Grace Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017 Photo of Polly Grace Polly Grace is a Legal Officer with the Land & Sea Management Unit of the Kimberley Land Council, advising on a range of matters affecting the delivery of cultural and environmental services in the Kimberley.
Polly Grace Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017 Photo of Polly Grace Polly Grace is a Legal Officer with the Land & Sea Management Unit of the Kimberley Land Council, advising on a range of matters affecting the delivery of cultural and environmental services in the Kimberley.
Chrissy Grant Ethics Workshop 7 Jun 2017 Ms Chrissy Grant is an Aboriginal (Eastern Kuku Yalanji) and Torres Strait Islander (Mualgal from Moa Island) Elder.
Charles Gregory The role of experts in compensation 6 Jun 2017 Charles is a Barrister on Sixth Floor Windeyer Chambers in Sydney.  He was called to the Bar in 2014.  Charles worked previously as a solicitor in private practice, at a native title representative body, and at an Aboriginal land council
Marmingee Hand It’s time to wake up that Ngurrara Canvas – Parnkijarrinyu Ngurrara 5 Jun 2017 Marmingee Hand is a Ngurrara Traditional Owner from the Great Sandy Desert and lives in Fitzroy Crossing. She is the current Chairperson of the Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation that manages the Ngurrara Healthy Country Program.
Elizabeth Harvey Hunting, shooting, fishing: the content of native title rights and the right to take and use resources for commercial purposes 7 Jun 2017 Elizabeth is an associate at HopgoodGanim Lawyers and advises clients on all aspects within the large energy and resources sector.
Mr Simon Hawkins Emerging Aboriginal Corporations, Executive Office Support, Trusts and the future role of Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation 5 Jun 2017 Simon Hawkins is the CEO of the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC) the NTRB for the Pilbara, Murchison and Gascoyne regions of WA.
Glenys Hayes Planning for the future: maximising native title compensation through the use of future funds 5 Jun 2017 Glenys Hayes works at Thalanyji Trusts. 
Rebecca Hughes Compensation in native title 5 Jun 2017 Rebecca Hughes worked as a lawyer at the Northern Land Council, Darwin, from March 2013 until May 2017, where her practice included land rights, native title, environment and property law.
Vance Hughston SC Griffiths v Northern Territory (No 3): Principles of compensation and native title law 6 Jun 2017 Vance Hughston SC was admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1976, came to the Bar in 1982 and took silk in 2001.
Doug Humann Joint management of "upside down" Country on Dja Dja Wurrung traditional lands (Victoria) 6 Jun 2017 Doug Humann AM is Deputy Chair of Dhelkunya Dja and has 30 years leadership experience in the NGO sector across Australia and has worked with many Indigenous groups on land management in various roles.
Rhonda Jacobsen Planning for your community 5 Jun 2017 Rhonda Jacobsen is a Kamilaroi/Ngiyampa woman from New South Wales.
Elaine James Traditional decision making in native title - finding a pathway through the cultural, legal and administrative maze 6 Jun 2017 Elaine James is a Member of the Heritage Advisory Committee of Kuruma Marthudunera Aboriginal Corporation.
Mrs Tracey Jefferies Preparing superior Form 1 and ILUA applications and supporting documents: Presentation for Native Title Representative Bodies/Service Providers 6 Jun 2017 Tracey Jefferies is a Quandamooka woman from North Stradbroke Island. She has worked for the National Native Title Tribunal for six years and is currently a Practice Leader.
Irene Jimbidie It’s time to wake up that Ngurrara Canvas – Parnkijarrinyu Ngurrara 5 Jun 2017 My name is Irene Jimbidie. I'm from Fitzroy Crossing in WA and most people address me in my Aboriginal name Darungka. I am a Walmajarri woman descended from the Great Sandy Desert on my mother's side.
Murrawah Johnson Youth Forum Keynote - Our time is now: Youth in native title 7 Jun 2017 Murrawah is a Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owner.
Fiona Jose Traditional Owners and ‘Our North, Our Future: Developing Northern Australia’ 5 Jun 2017 Fiona Jose is an Indigenous leader dedicated to education, reform and empowering change for Indigenous Australia.
Tina Jowett The role of experts in compensation 6 Jun 2017 Tina Jowett has been a Barrister for 14 years and practises almost exclusively in the area of native title. She has been briefed to appear as junior counsel for the applicants in a number of fully contested native title proceedings.
Jennifer Jude Looking forward- proposal for a native title registration model to supplement the current native title registration system 6 Jun 2017 Jennifer Jude is currently undertaking a Phd at the University of Queensland in the TC Beirne School of Law researching in the area of native title and registration.
Ms Garagu Kanai 25 years since the Mabo decision: the advancement of PBCs in the Torres Strait and the challenges we face 5 Jun 2017 Garagu Kanai is a Eetalaig woman from Moa, a Kaurareg woman from the inner Island Kaiwalagal region. On her maternal side Garagu is a Magaram Dauareb women from the Murray Islands and a Garrawa from the Gulf Country.
Harriet Kater Partnerships for energy security: a pathway for independence and self-determination 6 Jun 2017 Harriet joined IBA as Renewable Energy Portfolio Manager in March 2017 after working for 10 years with energy consultancy Energetics. Her position at IBA was created in response to board approval of IBA’s Renewable Energy Strategy in September 2016.
Pamela Kaye Planning for the future: maximising native title compensation through the use of future funds 5 Jun 2017 Pamela Kaye is the Trust Manager - Native Title at Perpetual.
Glen Kelly National representation for Prescribed Bodies Corporate 5 Jun 2017 Glen Kelly is the CEO of the National Native Title Council and formerly the CEO of the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, the native title representative body for the South West of WA from 2006 to 2015.
Mr Daniel Kelly The Victorian Traditional Owner Settlement Act – Taungwurrung negotiations 7 Jun 2017 Dan is a Managing Lawyer at Native Title Services Victoria, representing native title holders in negotiations under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic).
Dr Rod Kennett Living off our waters: Indigenous fishing values 6 Jun 2017 Dr Rod Kennett Senior Research Fellow, AIATSIS Centre for Land and Water. Land and Water University Fellow, Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University.
Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC The Mabo Litigation 1982-1992: a Power-Point Presentation 6 Jun 2017 Dr Bryan Keon-Cohen AM QC is a retired barrister, writer and activist. He was born and educated (Scotch College) in Melbourne and graduated LLM, LLB, BA from Melbourne University in 1971.
Adam Levin Panel discussion: exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017 Adam Levin is a partner at Jackson McDonald with over 20 years experience in commercial and taxation law.
Mr Frank Loban Ngalpun lag - managing land tenure and native title on Badu: successes and challenges 5 Jun 2017 The Mura Badulgal (TSI) Corporation RNTBC, located on Badu Island, administers land on behalf of the Badulgal people.
Mr Alwyn Lyall Planning for your community 5 Jun 2017 Alwyn Lyall is a Kuku Yalanji man from Mossman, North Queensland. In 1998 the Western Yalanji People had their first successful native title determination and the Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTC (“WYAC”) was established.
Dr Virginia Marshall Establishing a compelling case for a Reserved Indigenous Water Rights regime as a crucial step towards advancing Aboriginal health, economic prosperity and cultural vitality. 6 Jun 2017 Dr Virginia Marshall is the first Aboriginal woman to gain a PhD in Law from Macquarie University, winning the 2015 Stanner Award for her doctoral thesis, published by Aboriginal Studies Press as ‘Overturning aqua nullius’ and officially launched
Prof Greg McIntyre SC Mabo: a catalyst for change: 25 years on 7 Jun 2017 Senior Counsel with a practice in native title dating back to the commencement and conduct of Mabo v Queensland. Adjunct Professor of Law, Universities of Notre Dame and Western Australia and lecturer in Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Prof Greg McIntyre SC Mabo: A catalyst for change: 25 years on 7 Jun 2017 Senior Counsel with a practice in native title dating back to the commencement and conduct of Mabo v Queensland. Adjunct Professor of Law, Universities of Notre Dame and Western Australia and lecturer in Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Eugine McKluskey Harnessing technology to manage native title: TraKS – a bespoke, secure cloud-based agreement management tool 5 Jun 2017
Adam McLean Regional native title claims and large infrastructure agreements - on the way to a regional treaty? 5 Jun 2017 Adam McLean is a barrister with over 20 years’ experience in native title and agreement making.
Vincent Mundraby Owner's Consent? Pursuing Statutory Land Use Management Planning & Development Approval Rules for Registered Native Title Holders 7 Jun 2017 Vincent Mundraby is currently the chair of the Gunggandji Mundingalbay Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC, and has has in the past chaired a Review into a World Heritage Area's proposed statutory management planning, and has worked on Yarrabah Abor
Peter Murray It’s time to wake up that Ngurrara Canvas – Parnkijarrinyu Ngurrara 5 Jun 2017 Peter Murray is a Ngurrara Traditional Owner from the Great Sandy Desert and he brings to the role a wealth of experience, from enterprise development, to a deep understanding of the importance of cultural and heritage protection.
Terry Murray It’s time to wake up that Ngurrara Canvas – Parnkijarrinyu Ngurrara 5 Jun 2017
Miss Andrea Myers Applying AIATSIS' Guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies to work in native title 6 Jun 2017 Andrea Myers is a Bunuba woman currently living in Fitzroy Crossing, WA. Her grandmother was removed from the Fitzroy Crossing area as a child and only returned twice to visit.
Mr John Neil Opportunities for Indigenous Australians in the Northern Australia Development Agenda 7 Jun 2017 John is the Senior Advisor looking after the Economic Policy team in the Community and Economic Development Division of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C).
Karrina Nolan Building power to protect country 6 Jun 2017 Karrina is a descendant of the Yorta Yorta people. Karrina supports our team of staff as a mentor, provides campaign advice and strategic direction, training capacity and facilitation support.
Joseph Nuggett It’s time to wake up that Ngurrara Canvas – Parnkijarrinyu Ngurrara 5 Jun 2017
Dr Katie O'Bryan Beyond native title: future directions in legislative recognition of Indigenous water management rights – recent developments in Aotearoa New Zealand and Victoria 6 Jun 2017 Dr Katie O’Bryan is a lecturer in the law faculty at Monash University.
Ms Eunice O'Keefe Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
Ms Andrea Olsen Where to now for the Australian Law Reform Commission Native Title Act recommendations 7 Jun 2017 Scott Singleton is a partner in the Projects Group at King & Wood Mallesons and heads the firm's National native title practice. Andrea Olsen is the Deputy Principal Legal Officer at Queensland South Native Title Services.
Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker Australia's National Heritage List 6 Jun 2017 Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker is a Melbourne Early Career Academic Fellow at The University of Melbourne. He was born in Darwin and of Alyawarre decent from the Barkly tablelands in the Northern Territory.
June Oscar AO Empowerment and the move towards self-determination 5 Jun 2017 June Oscar AO is a proud Bunuba woman from the remote town of Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia’s Kimberly region.
June Oscar AO Mabo Lecture 2017 6 Jun 2017 June Oscar AO is a proud Bunuba woman from the remote town of Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia’s Kimberly region.
Marnie Parkinson Indigenous Fire Ecology Training in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria 6 Jun 2017
Doug Passi 25 years since the Mabo decision: the advancement of PBCs in the Torres Strait and the challenges we face 5 Jun 2017 Falen Douglas Lassington Passi is the Chair of Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC. Doug’s family is originally from Dauar Island and his grandfather, the late Father Poi Passi was adopted by his uncle to the Komet Tribe.
Noel Pearson An update from the Referendum Council on Constitutional Recognition 7 Jun 2017 Noel Pearson Noel Pearson comes from the Guugu Yimidhirr community of Hope Vale on south eastern Cape York Peninsula. Mr Pearson is a lawyer, and Founder and Director of Strategy of the Cape York Partnership.
Rachel Perkins Natural Heritage List discussion 6 Jun 2017 Director, Blackfella Films P/L, Sydney, NSW (Photo by Leon Mead) Rachel Perkins’ is a member of the Arrernte nation whose lands surround Alice Springs and the Kalkadoon people from the MT Isa region.
Rachel Perkins Australia's National Heritage List 6 Jun 2017 Director, Blackfella Films P/L, Sydney, NSW (Photo by Leon Mead) Rachel Perkins’ is a member of the Arrernte nation whose lands surround Alice Springs and the Kalkadoon people from the MT Isa region.
Susan Phillips Options for overlapping claims and shared country - filling in the gaps 6 Jun 2017 Susan Phillips (BA, LLB (Hons I), LLM, MALP) is a barrister at the NSW and Queensland Bars specialising in native title. She has published and worked in that field since the Mabo decision was handed down in 1992.
Terry Piper Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017 Terry Piper is currently Chief Operating Officer with Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation that supports indigenous groups on Cape York.
Terry Piper Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017 Terry Piper is currently Chief Operating Officer with Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation that supports indigenous groups on Cape York.
Mr Grant Rigney Cultural flows: the missing element in Australia’s water management regime 6 Jun 2017 Grant Rigney is a traditional owner of the Ramindjeri Language Group of the Ngarrindjeri Nation. He possesses a strong understanding of Aboriginal culture and has good standing within the Aboriginal community.
Narelle Rivers Exploring the future of Indigenous family history research 6 Jun 2017 Narelle is the Manager of the Family History Unit, which works with Link-Up organisations and the general public to support their Indigenous family history research.
Mr Greg Roche Recent developments in Commonwealth support for PBCs 7 Jun 2017 Greg has Law and Arts degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Laws from ANU, a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University and a Masters of Art from UNSW.
Dr Steve Rogers Partnerships for energy security: a pathway for independence and self-determination 6 Jun 2017 Dr Steve Rogers is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd.
Margaret Rose How we work together to share Nyangumarta and Karajarri country 5 Jun 2017 Margaret Rose a Director at the Nyangumarta Karajarri Aboriginal Corporation. Margaret is also a Nyangumarta representative on the Nyangumarta-Karajarri PBC and Nyangumarta ranger coordinator.
Mr Matthew Salmon Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017
Mr Matthew Salmon Conservation management and native title: opportunities for indigenous ownership 7 Jun 2017
Ms Zoe Sanderson Amendments to the Native Title Act: recent changes and the process for future reforms 7 Jun 2017 Zoe Sanderson is an Assistant Director of the Native Title Unit in the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department.
David Saylor Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017 David Saylor is a sole practitioner working out of Townsville.  He has previously worked with four NTRBs and is currently assisting Waanyi Advancement Limited and Waanyi Special Purpose Company with there legal matters.
Joann Schmider Traditional Owners and ‘Our North, Our Future: Developing Northern Australia’ 5 Jun 2017 Joann Schmider's lifelong passion is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s participation in decision making affecting their lives and futures.
Lynette Shaw Aboriginal assets? the impact of major agreements associated with native title in Western Australia 6 Jun 2017 Lynette Shaw is a Gooniyandi woman from Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley and is a member of the Gooniyandi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) which is the Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) for the Gooniyandi Native Title claim area.
Mr Scott Singleton Where to now for the Australian Law Reform Commission Native Title Act recommendations 7 Jun 2017 Scott Singleton is a partner in the Projects Group at King & Wood Mallesons and heads the firm's National native title practice. Andrea Olsen is the Deputy Principal Legal Officer at Queensland South Native Title Services.
Kevin Smith Native Title 1992-2017: Silver Jubilee, Silver Linings, Silver Bullets… 5 Jun 2017 Kevin Smith (Chief Executive Officer) - Kevin is a descendant of the Meriam Peoples of the Torres Strait with traditional connections to Ugar (Stephen Island) and Erub (Darnley Island).
Kevin Smith Panel discussion: exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017 Kevin Smith (Chief Executive Officer) - Kevin is a descendant of the Meriam Peoples of the Torres Strait with traditional connections to Ugar (Stephen Island) and Erub (Darnley Island).
Luke Smyth Living off our waters: Indigenous fishing values 6 Jun 2017 Luke Smyth Luke joined AIATSIS in 2015 and is a research officer in Native Title, Land and Water. He has a Bachelor of Development Studies and is currently completing a Masters in Social Research at the ANU. 
Shirley Spratt How we work together to share Nyangumarta and Karajarri country 5 Jun 2017 Shirley Spratt is a Director on the Nyangumarta-Karajarri PBC. 
Chelsea Stanway Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) Capabilities and Services Framework - enabling PBCs to assess, evaluate and develop their capability and function to maximise capacity in managing native title 5 Jun 2017 Chelsea Stanway is a Legal Officer with the Kimberley Land Council specialising in PBC support in corporate governance and managing native title.
Margaret Stephenson Indigenous Land Reform: the question of incorporation of Indigenous land titles into land registration systems? 7 Jun 2017 Margaret Stephenson is an Associate Professor at Law at the T C Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland. Prior to commencing an academic career Margaret practised as a solicitor in Property Law in Brisbane.
Tania Stevens Panel discussion: exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017
Marcus Stewart Traditional owner responses to legislative recognition of Aboriginal intangible heritage in Victoria 6 Jun 2017 Marcus Stewart is a Taungurung Traditional Owner from Central Victoria. His diverse experience and insight encompass strategic policy direction and Aboriginal program delivery and design.
Marcus Stewart Partnerships for energy security: a pathway for independence and self-determination 6 Jun 2017 Marcus Stewart is a Taungurung Traditional Owner from Central Victoria. His diverse experience and insight encompass strategic policy direction and Aboriginal program delivery and design.
Marcus Stewart The Victorian Traditional Owner Settlement Act – Taungwurrung negotiations 7 Jun 2017 Marcus Stewart is a Taungurung Traditional Owner from Central Victoria. His diverse experience and insight encompass strategic policy direction and Aboriginal program delivery and design.
Marcus Stewart The Victorian Traditional Owner Settlement Act – Taungwurrung negotiations 7 Jun 2017 Marcus Stewart is a Taungurung Traditional Owner from Central Victoria. His diverse experience and insight encompass strategic policy direction and Aboriginal program delivery and design.
Matthew Storey Traditional owner responses to legislative recognition of Aboriginal intangible heritage in Victoria 6 Jun 2017 Matthew Storey is CEO of Native Title Services Victoria Ltd. NTSV represents Victorian Traditional Aboriginal Owners in claims under the Commonwealth’s Native Title Act and the Victorian Traditional Owners Settlement Act.
Dr Lisa Strelein Compensation in native title 5 Jun 2017 Photo of Dr Lisa Strelein Lisa’s research and publications have focused on the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the state, and the role of the courts in defining Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Terrance Taylor Indigenous Fire Ecology Training in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria 6 Jun 2017 Terrence Taylor is a Gangalidda native title holder and a Ranger Coordinator with CLCAC based in Burketown.
Dr Leon Terrill The past and future of debate about Indigenous land tenure reform 7 Jun 2017 Dr Leon Terrill is a senior lecturer in the UNSW Law School and a Research Director at the Indigenous Law Centre. He previously worked as a lawyer for the Central Land Council and primarily researches issues affecting Indigenous land ownership.
Mr Rex Tjami De Rose Hill: then, now and tomorrow. 7 Jun 2017 Rex Tjami is a traditional owner, director and chairperson of the De Rose Hill Ilpalka Aboriginal Corporation.
Erin Vink Exploring the future of Indigenous family history research 6 Jun 2017 Erin Vink is an Indigenous Family History Research Officer at AIATSIS. She has worked as an art historian and has a particular interest in the material culture of Indigenous and early civilisations or cultures.
Ms Colleen Wall Aboriginal Grandmother's Law 5 Jun 2017 Colleen Wall, a Senior Dauwa Kabi Woman has 30yrs experience in Queensland’s Arts and Cultural sector.
Mr Andrew Walter Amendments to the Native Title Act: recent changes and the process for future reforms 7 Jun 2017 Andrew Walter is the Assistant Secretary of the Civil Law Unit in the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department.
Mrs Florence Watson Empowerment and the move towards self-determination 5 Jun 2017 Mrs Florence Watson is a Gurambilbarra Wulgurukaba traditional owner.
Raelene Webb QC Panel discussion: exercising native title rights and interests 7 Jun 2017 Raelene Webb QC was appointed President of the National Native Title Tribunal in Australia in 2013 after a distinguished career as a barrister.
Mr Noel Webster Mudjingaalbaraga Fire Sticks Project 6 Jun 2017 Noel Webster is a salt water man from the New South Wales south coast with Yuin Walbanja ancestry.
Mr Bruce White Owner's Consent? Pursuing Statutory Land Use Management Planning & Development Approval Rules for Registered Native Title Holders 7 Jun 2017 Bruce White is an North Queensland based anthropologist and participant action researcher who has worked for over 25 years with Vincent Mundraby, with the Bama Peoples of the North-East Queensland Wet Tropics, and with multiple other North Queensland
Miss Kathy Willetts Century Mine and the Gulf Communities Agreement – Lessons learnt from a Waanyi Perspective 5 Jun 2017
PJ Williams Exploring the future of Indigenous family history research 6 Jun 2017 PJ Williamsworks in the Family History Unit at AIATSIS.
Bhiamie Williamson Reigniting cultural burning in south-eastern Australia – The ACT Aboriginal Cultural Fire Initiative 6 Jun 2017 Bhiamie Williamson Bhiamie Williamson grew up in Mount Isa in North West Queensland with his Mother’s family coming from Cloncurry and his Father’s family from Goodooga in NSW. Bhiamie is a descendent of the Euhalia (Yuwaalaraay) peoples of Northern NSW.
Leann Wilson Empowerment and the move towards self-determination 5 Jun 2017 Leann Wilson, descendent of the Bidjara and Kara-Kara peoples in central and central-western Queensland.
Tim Wishart Harnessing technology to manage native title: TraKS – a bespoke, secure cloud-based agreement management tool 5 Jun 2017 Tim Wishart is Principal Legal Officer at Queensland South Native Title Services. Tim’s responsibilities at QSNTS include oversight and management of the legal and native title implementation and management units.
Tim Wishart Section 203BJ(b) and regional research – the Queensland South Approach 5 Jun 2017 Tim Wishart is Principal Legal Officer at Queensland South Native Title Services. Tim’s responsibilities at QSNTS include oversight and management of the legal and native title implementation and management units.
Last reviewed: 24 Aug 2017