Speakers

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Presenter/s Presentation Date
Nyaparu Margaret Rose The work of rights: the Nyangumarta people's journey to native title and independence 16 Jun 2015 Nyaparu Margaret Rose is a proud Nyangumarta woman who is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of her people and her country.
Murrandoo Yanner COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 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.
Murrandoo Yanner From ranger to tour guide: the Gulf experience 18 Jun 2015 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.
Anthony Alexopoulos A fractured issue – how the CLC is facilitating informed decisions around unconventional oil and gas 16 Jun 2015 Anthony Alexopoulos has an honours degree in mining engineering and a graduate diploma in mine ventilation. He has worked in the Queensland underground coal industry with experience in gas drainage and in the Western Australia gold fields.
Sue Andrews Our future, Yarrabah way 16 Jun 2015 Sue Andrews was appointed CEO of Gurriny Yealamucka Health Services in early November 2013. Previous to this role she was the Finance Manager  for many years.
Warrick Angus Community-based commercial fishing 18 Jun 2015 Warrick Angus is the Manager of the Crocodile Islands Rangers.
Glenn Archer Yulleroo Due Diligence – Fracking 16 Jun 2015 Glenn Archer has worked as a lawyer at four native title representative bodies (North Queensland Land Council, Cape York Land Council, Carpentaria Land Council and Kimberley Land Council) and is currently employed by Nyamba Buru Yawuru to coo
Ricky Archer Dangerous Ideas 18 Jun 2015 Photo of Ricky Archer Ricky Archer is a Djungan man from the Western Tablelands region of North Qld. Mr Archer works as the Project Coordinator for the North Australian Indigenous Land & Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA).
Graham Atkinson Gaining momentum: Victoria under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 18 Jun 2015 Graham Atkinson is a Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta man.
Prof Hurriyet Babacan Knowing rights, knowing country using Indigenous research methodologies 17 Jun 2015 Professor Hurriyet Babacan Professor Hurriyet Babacan is a social scientist who has taught, researched and published extensively on cultural diversity, identity, racism, sustainability, community development and governance.
Justice Michael Barker Getting to yes; or no: thinking about how to better case manage native title proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia 18 Jun 2015 The Hon Justice Michael Barker is a judge of the Federal Court. Before that he was a judge of the Supreme Court of WA and President of the State Administrative Tribunal.
Toni Bauman How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Toni Bauman Toni Bauman is an anthropologist, mediator, facilitator and trainer who has published widely and made presentations to a range of national and international audiences.
Toni Bauman Untangling Indigenous governance: the need for coordination and collaboration 18 Jun 2015 Toni Bauman Toni Bauman is an anthropologist, mediator, facilitator and trainer who has published widely and made presentations to a range of national and international audiences.
Damein Bell Protecting and managing native title information for traditional owners 16 Jun 2015 Damein Bell is a Gundtijmara man and CEO of Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation where, under instruction from the community, he implements Gunditj Mirring's strategic plan, and advocates for Gunditjmara in native title a
Damein Bell A reimagined future: Indigenous nations within the nation state 16 Jun 2015 Damein Bell is a Gundtijmara man and CEO of Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation where, under instruction from the community, he implements Gunditj Mirring's strategic plan, and advocates for Gunditjmara in native title a
Robyn Bellafquih Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Robyn Bellafquih, Sunrise Yalanj – co-coordinator for the Bama Marrja project.
Robyn Bellafquih How is Traditional Owner Cultural Leadership Different? The Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples’ Alliance Bama Marrja Leadership Program 2013 17 Jun 2015 Robyn Bellafquih, Sunrise Yalanj – co-coordinator for the Bama Marrja project.
Wayne Bergmann COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 wayne bergmann Wayne Bergmann is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kimberley Region Economic Development (KRED) Enterprises, where his current focus is on helping Indigenous people get control of their future through providing increased busi
Wayne Bergmann Lifting the Bar -Benchmark Agreement making in the Kimberley 17 Jun 2015 wayne bergmann Wayne Bergmann is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kimberley Region Economic Development (KRED) Enterprises, where his current focus is on helping Indigenous people get control of their future through providing increased busi
Wayne Bergmann Dangerous Ideas 18 Jun 2015 wayne bergmann Wayne Bergmann is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kimberley Region Economic Development (KRED) Enterprises, where his current focus is on helping Indigenous people get control of their future through providing increased busi
Clair Berman-Robinson National Native Title Tribunal: building strong working relationships and agreements 17 Jun 2015 Clair Berman-Robinson holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. Clair has always has a passion for social justice and assisting others.
Anthony Beven Independence in the boardroom 17 Jun 2015 Before his appointment as Registrar on 1 October 2007, Anthony Bevan served two years as the South Australian Regional Commissioner and six years as the Northern Territory Regional Commissioner and six years as the Northern Territory Reg
Cissy Gore Birch Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Cissy Gore Birch has been a director of Balanggarra Corporation for the past four years, including in the position of Chairperson and is currently the Deputy Chairperson.
Erika Blades Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Erika Blades is the Native Title Services Unit Manager for the Kimberly Land Council. The Native Title Services team deliver a broad range of services for both Native Title Claimants and PBC’s across the Kimberly Region.
Robert Blowes Recent developments: a bundle of one 18 Jun 2015 Robert Blowes SC is a barrister with over 30 years of full-time experience in representing Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders in the preparation, litigation, negotiation and mediation of their claims to and concerning their use of land
Leonard Bowaynu Community-based commercial fishing 18 Jun 2015 Leonard Bowaynu is an Executive Committee Member of the Crocodile Islands Rangers. Leonard is a Gurryindi man of the Maringa clan groups, and has been with the CIR since its inception.
Megan Brayne Foundations, building blocks and structures: ethical and governance considerations in native title outcomes 16 Jun 2015 Megan Brayne, is an independent legal professional specialising in native title and land rights.
Greg Brown Seventeen souls: the battle to repatriate our old people from overseas institutions 16 Jun 2015 Greg Brown is the Deputy Director of the Local Government Division at the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Tasmania).
Geoff Buchanan Gender and generation in native title: director demographics and the future of prescribed bodies corporate 18 Jun 2015 Geoff joined AIATSIS as a Project Officer with the Native Title Research Unit (NTRU) at the start of 2013.
Wayne Butcher Kincha and the Council: decision making processes, the old and the new 16 Jun 2015 Wayne Butcher was born and bred in Lockhart River. Wayne has been the Mayor of Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council since 2012.
Leah Cameron Seventeen souls: the battle to repatriate our old people from overseas institutions 16 Jun 2015 Leah’s primary areas are native title, cultural heritage, future acts and commercial law. Leah is a regular contributor to the National Talk Black radio program presenting on topical legal issues.
Danielle Campbell Learning from an evaluation of the CLC’s Community Development Program 18 Jun 2015 Danielle Campbell joined the Central Land Council in 2005 when the Community Development Unit was established.
Rodney Carter It may not be broke but it can still be fixed: Victoria’s Aboriginal Heritage Act 17 Jun 2015 Mr Rodney Carter is a descendant of Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta people and resides at Pental Island.
Dr Dawn Casey Securing the grand bargain for future generations 17 Jun 2015 Dr Dawn Casey is a descendant of the Tagalaka clan group around Croydon, North Queensland.
The Hon Fred Chaney AO The social economic and cultural opportunities of native title 16 Jun 2015 The Honourable Fred Chaney AO has been a director on the board of Central Desert Native Title Services Limited since its incorporation in 2007.
Dr Valerie Cooms COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Dr Valerie Cooms is a full-time member of the National Native Title Tribunal. She was appointed on 4 February 2013 for a five-year term.
Albert Cox Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Albert Cox is a Project Officer in the Native Title Services Unit and is Director on the KLC board and on the Kimberley Regional board of Aarnja.
Craig Cromelin COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Craig Cromelin is a descendant of Ngiyampaa & Wiradjuri people and has lived most of his life in and around Murrin Bridge.
Lindsay Crusoe Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Lindsay Crusoe is a Martu man residing in Jigalong Community, Western Australia. Lindsay is a senior ranger in the Jigalong ranger team and a participant in the KJ Martu Leadership program.
Jim Cyngler How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Jim Cyngler OAM is an experienced mediator and Principal Instructor under the National Mediation Standards, mediating across a wide range of disputes including community, anti-discrimination, workplace relations and native title.
Shamal Daas Future proofing Indigenous investment 18 Jun 2015 Shamal Daas joined JB Were’s Philanthropic Services team in November 2012.
Annie Dabb The Esperance Nyungar ILUA 18 Jun 2015 Annie Dabb is the Co-Chair of the Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation.
Prof Allan Dale Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Allan Dale, Professor of Tropical Regional Development from The Cairns Institute, James Cook University as core partner supporting Rainforest Aboriginal peoples.
Prof Allan Dale How is Traditional Owner Cultural Leadership Different? The Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples’ Alliance Bama Marrja Leadership Program 2013 17 Jun 2015 Allan Dale, Professor of Tropical Regional Development from The Cairns Institute, James Cook University as core partner supporting Rainforest Aboriginal peoples.
Lui Ned David Foundations, building blocks and structures: ethical and governance considerations in native title outcomes 16 Jun 2015 Lui Ned David has been the Chair of the Torres Strait Sea and Land Council since its incorporation in 2012. Mr David has extensive experience as a Chair of Magani Lagaugal PBC, which holds native title over Lama Island.
Frankie Deemal Using the levers. Native title, the environment and economic development on Cape York 17 Jun 2015 Frankie Deemal is a Traditional Owner and Elder from Hope Vale, an Aboriginal community on the East coast of Cape York Peninsula. He is of the Dhiidharr clan, of the wider Guugu - Yimidhirr Nation.
Thomas Dick Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Thomas Dick is a senior Gooniyandi elder and sits on the PBC as a cultural advisor.
Martin Dore Kings Return to Grass Castles: the Future of Aboriginal Pastoralism 16 Jun 2015 Martin Dore has been with North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) since August 2000 as the Principal Legal Officer.
Martin Dore Is the non-claimant process unfair to native title holders when used to freehold pastoral and agricultural term leases in Queensland 18 Jun 2015 Martin Dore has been with North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) since August 2000 as the Principal Legal Officer.
Dr Bruce Dorran Yulleroo Due Diligence – Fracking 16 Jun 2015 Dr Bruce Doran is a Senior Lecturer in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University (ANU).
Dr Bruce Dorran Yawuru IPA: linking cultural and biodiversity management with pastoral objectives 18 Jun 2015 Dr Bruce Doran is a Senior Lecturer in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University (ANU).
Lisa Eaton Historic Tenure and Native Title – Sharing the Knowledge, Sharing the Future 18 Jun 2015 Lisa Eaton has practiced as a solicitor in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia, and is currently admitted to practise in Western Australia and the Federal and High Courts of Australia.
Steve Edwards National Native Title Tribunal: building strong working relationships and agreements 17 Jun 2015 Steve Edwards holds a Bachelor of Arts and Social Work (Honours) degrees from the University of Western Australia. Steve worked for 16 years as a departmental social worker in remote locations in Western Australia and in urban settings.
Cath Elderton How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Cath Elderton Cath Elderton is a facilitator specialising in the Lewis Method of Deep Democracy, a facilitation and conflict transformation method, and has trained in process oriented psychology.
Zoe Ellerman Indigenous constitutional recognition: reform to guarantee the Indigenous voice in Parliament’s law-making with respect to Indigenous affairs 16 Jun 2015 Zoe Ellerman joined Cape York Institute in January 2013 as Head of Policy and Research.
David Evans Rethinking Indigenous governance model/s 18 Jun 2015 David Evans MBA, Bcom, FAICD, FCPA, F FIN David is a management consultant and an accredited facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors delivering corporate governance, Indigenous governance, strategy and risk training prog
Nazareth Fauid Torres Strait Native Title Sea Rights and Malu Lamar 18 Jun 2015 Nazareth Fauid lives on Poruma (Coconut Island) and is a Kulkalgal woman.
Tony Fitzgerald Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Tony Fitzgerald is the East Kimberley Region Manager of the Native Title Services Unit. Tony has over 15 years of experience working with native title groups in the Northern Territory and Kimberley regions.
Rowan Foley Carbon farming agribusiness on Aboriginal lands 18 Jun 2015 Rowan Foley comes from the Wondunna Clan of the Badtjala people traditional owners of Kgari (Fraser Island). Rowan is the General Manager of the Aboriginal Carbon Fund a not-forprofit company specialized in working wi
Brad Foster Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Toolkit Program Partnership 16 Jun 2015 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).
Angus Frith Legal obligations regarding native title litigation materials 16 Jun 2015 Dr Angus Frith is a member of Victorian bar, who as practised native title law for applicant groups since 1995, largely on matters in Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland.
Christian Gergis The FSC Standard: Cultural Capability in Native Title Services 18 Jun 2015 Christian Gergis, Senior Policy Manager, Trustees & Legal Counsel, Financial Services Council. Christian Gergis is Senior Policy Manager, Trustees & Legal Counsel at the Financial Services Council (FSC).
Emily Gerrard Foundations, building blocks and structures: ethical and governance considerations in native title outcomes 16 Jun 2015 Emily Gerrard, BSc/LLB (Hons), is a lawyer at Native Title Services Victoria Ltd. Her previous experience in corporate law included advising on environmental and resources law matters and issues associated with corporate social responsibility.
Robyn Gilbert Connection to country: review of the Native Title Act 17 Jun 2015 Robyn Gilbert is a Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission. She worked on the Native Title Inquiry and took particular responsibility for the work on authorisation.
Prof Annemarie Gillies Achieving socio-cultural outcomes and aspirations through Māori economic development: An insight from Ngāti Awa 18 Jun 2015 Professor Annemarie Gillies is of Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau-a-Apanui and Te Arawa descent. She is the Director (Research Office) at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, and Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research.
Mick Gooda Constitution, treaties and sovereignty 16 Jun 2015 Mick Gooda is a descendent of the Gangulu people of central Queensland and is the current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. He is now in his 6th year in this position having commenced in February 2010.
Mick Gooda The trial and terrors of the Indigenous Advancement Scheme 17 Jun 2015 Mick Gooda is a descendent of the Gangulu people of central Queensland and is the current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. He is now in his 6th year in this position having commenced in February 2010.
Mick Gooda A new conversation regarding Indigenous land and economic development 17 Jun 2015 Mick Gooda is a descendent of the Gangulu people of central Queensland and is the current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. He is now in his 6th year in this position having commenced in February 2010.
Ariadne Gorring Cultural Conservation Enterprises as a Pathway for PBC Autonomy 18 Jun 2015 Ariadne Gorring is currently the Land and Sea Unit Manager at the Kimberley Land Council (KLC).
Scott Gorringe How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Scott Gorringe Scott Gorringe is a Mithaka man from Western Queensland. Scott’s approach is founded on the belief, that all groups of people bring a collective knowledge and strong value based ethics to address any complex challenge.
Polly Grace Cultural Conservation Enterprises as a Pathway for PBC Autonomy 18 Jun 2015 Photo of Polly Grace Polly Grace is the Carbon and Legal Officer with the Land & Sea Management Unit of the Kimberley Land Council. .
Jacky Green Pursuing sustainable development in the face of careless mining 17 Jun 2015 Jacky Green is a Garawa warrior and artist. He was born in 1953 in a creek bed on Soudan station in the Northern Territory and spent his early years working as a stockman on pastoral stations in the Gulf Country.
Charles Gregory The SA Royal Commission into nuclear: has the nuclear door been opened and what does it mean? 16 Jun 2015 Charles Gregory is a Barrister in Sixth Floor Windeyer Chambers in Sydney. Previously a solicitor Charles worked at DLA Piper, the Cape York Land Council, McCullough Robertson Lawyers and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council. 
Jim Hackett Kings Return to Grass Castles: the Future of Aboriginal Pastoralism 16 Jun 2015 Jim Hackett had a long career as a molecular biologist and law is his second career. He is a Legal Officer at the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC).
Jim Hackett Is the non-claimant process unfair to native title holders when used to freehold pastoral and agricultural term leases in Queensland 18 Jun 2015 Jim Hackett had a long career as a molecular biologist and law is his second career. He is a Legal Officer at the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC).
Chief Judge Layne Harvey Achieving socio-cultural outcomes and aspirations through Māori economic development: An insight from Ngāti Awa 18 Jun 2015 Judge Layne Harvey is of Ngāti Awa, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki, Te Whānau-a-Apanui and Ngāti Kahungunu lineage.
Dr Sharon Harwood Statutory land use planning in Cape York: the make or brake of the local and regional economy 17 Jun 2015 Sharon Harwood is a qualified and practicing planner with more than 20 years’ experience working with rural and remote communities on natural resource planning, community planning and development projects.
Simon Hawkins The Closure of Aboriginal Communities 16 Jun 2015 Simon Hawkins is Chief Executive Officer of the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC), the native title representative body covering almost one million square kilometres, across the resource-rich Pilbara, Murchison and Gascoyne regions of W
Simon Hawkins Evolving Native Title Services 16 Jun 2015 Simon Hawkins is Chief Executive Officer of the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC), the native title representative body covering almost one million square kilometres, across the resource-rich Pilbara, Murchison and Gascoyne regions of W
Dr Rosemary Hill Knowing rights, knowing country using Indigenous research methodologies 17 Jun 2015 Photo of Dr Rosemary Hill Dr Rosemary (Ro) Hill is a human geographer dedicated to collaborative environmental governance, indigenous peoples and social-ecological sustainability.
Rob Houston Lifting the Bar -Benchmark Agreement making in the Kimberley 17 Jun 2015 Rob Houston has extensive experience dealing with all aspects of native title and resource development law and is the current General Counsel of KRED Enterprises and a Director of KRED Legal.
Nolan Hunter The Closure of Aboriginal Communities 16 Jun 2015 Nolan Hunter is the CEO of the Kimberley Land Council – a not-for‑profit organisation that assists Aboriginal people to secure land rights.
Nolan Hunter Indigenous investment principals 18 Jun 2015 Nolan Hunter is the CEO of the Kimberley Land Council – a not-for‑profit organisation that assists Aboriginal people to secure land rights.
Prof Kerry Jacobs Who minds the miners 17 Jun 2015 Professor Kerry Jacobs is currently the Professor of Accounting at the University of New South Wales School of Business at the Australia Defence Force Academy.
Sonya Jeffrey Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Sonya Jeffrey, Jirrbal people – as Managing Director, Ingan Tours and her father senior Elder and well known educator, Dr Erine Grant.
Dr Tom Jenkin Protecting and managing native title information for traditional owners 16 Jun 2015 Tom Jenkin is the Manager Capacity Development at SANTS, where he has worked since 2005, and currently works with PBCs to assist them to manage native title and achieve their aspirations.
Dr Tom Jenkin Tips and traps for PBC rule books 16 Jun 2015 Tom Jenkin is the Manager Capacity Development at SANTS, where he has worked since 2005, and currently works with PBCs to assist them to manage native title and achieve their aspirations.
Elverina Johnson Our future, Yarrabah way 16 Jun 2015 Elverina Johnson is a Kunganji Woman of Yarrabah, and her parents are from the Murgha and Fourmile families.
Dave Johnston Addressing Australia's Indigenous cultural heritage site management crisis: stop the destruction! 17 Jun 2015 Dave Johnston is an Indigenous archaeologist and Director of Aboriginal Archaeologists Australia and a Director of the Boon Wurrung Foundation.
Dr Miriam Jorgensen A reimagined future: Indigenous nations within the nation state 16 Jun 2015 Dr Miriam Jorgensen is Research Director of the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management and Policy at the University of Arizona and of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.
Fiona Jose Empowered communities: creating a structure for Indigenous empowerment 18 Jun 2015 Fiona Jose is an Indigenous leader dedicated to education, reform and empowering change for Indigenous Australia.
Jennifer Jude Is the non-claimant process unfair to native title holders when used to freehold pastoral and agricultural term leases in Queensland 18 Jun 2015 Jennifer Jude is a senior solicitor at the NQLC and was formerly the Director Crown Lands Legal, Native Title and Aboriginal Land Claims - Department of Lands (NSW) and its successors in title, prior to taking up the position with the NQLC.
Tony Kelly How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Tony Kelly Tony Kelly, after five years at Native Title Services Victoria Tony recently took up a post as legal officer in Queensland South Native Title Services’ Mount Isa office.
Glen Kelly Nation Building through the Noongar Native Title Settlement: reflections on the agreement how and why it came about, what's in it and what it will do 18 Jun 2015 Glen Kelly is a Wardandi Noongar whose family's country is the lower south west of WA.
Francis Jupurrurla Kelly Learning from an evaluation of the CLC’s Community Development Program 18 Jun 2015 Francis Jupurrurla Kelly is a Warlpiri man who was born on Mt Doreen Station near Yuendumu. He has been a health worker, mechanic, machine operator, council supervisor and community advisor.
Glen Kelly Noongar Boodja Trust: a historic settlement 18 Jun 2015 Glen Kelly is a Wardandi Noongar whose family's country is the lower south west of WA.
Dr Seán Kerins Pursuing sustainable development in the face of careless mining 17 Jun 2015 Seán Kerins is a Research Fellow at Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at The Australian National University.
Carol Kinnaird Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal freehold and national parks – agreements and achievements 17 Jun 2015 Carol Kinnaird grew up on a sheep farm in Western Victoria where she developed a strong interest in native plants and managing habitat for wildlife.
Ian Kuch Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Toolkit Program Partnership 16 Jun 2015 Ian Kuch has had over 20 years’ experience working in Aboriginal Communities in North Queensland from the Gulf, the Cape and to Yarrabah Community near Cairns.
Billy Landy Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Billy Landy (Butler) is a Martu man residing in Nullagine community, Western Australia. Language group Warnman/Manyjilyjarra. Butler was formerly the chairman of the Martu Prescribed Body Corporate.
Emma Lee The paradox of the Tasmanians 16 Jun 2015 Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman from tebrakunna country, now known as Cape Portland, north-east Tasmania.
Emma Lee From boardroom to kitchen table: shifting the power seat of Aboriginal governance 16 Jun 2015 Emma Lee is a trawlwulwuy woman from tebrakunna country, now known as Cape Portland, north-east Tasmania.
Eugenia Leslie-George Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Eugenia Leslie-George is a director of the Bardi and Jawi Niimidiman Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC and is currently an Education Officer at the Department for Child Protection & Family Support.
Adam Levin Noongar Boodja Trust: a historic settlement 18 Jun 2015 Adam Levin is a partner at Jackson McDonald with over 20 years experience in commercial and taxation law.
Harold Ludwick Indigenous constitutional recognition: reform to guarantee the Indigenous voice in Parliament’s law-making with respect to Indigenous affairs 16 Jun 2015 Harold Ludwick is a Bulgun Warra man whose traditional land lies west of Cooktown. Harold identifies with the “Black Cockatoo” group from inland areas.
Dr Ilisapeci Lyons Making sense of climate change and its impacts with Indigenous people in the Mackay Whitsunday region 17 Jun 2015 Dr Ilisapeci Lyons (Pethie) is a post-doctoral social scientist with CSIRO. Her research title is Scientific and Indigenous knowledge integration: testing conditions for effective biodiversity management.
Kate Madden National Native Title Tribunal: building strong working relationships and agreements 17 Jun 2015 Kate Madden holds a Bachelor of Law/Arts from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law.
Troy Mallie Protecting and managing native title information for traditional owners 16 Jun 2015 Troy Mallie is an Eastern Kuku Yalanji and Mualgal man and is a consultant with Environmental Systems Solutions. Troy has a background in geographical information systems (GIS) and information technology and has worke
Bruce Martin Dangerous Ideas 18 Jun 2015 bruce martin Bruce Martin is a Wik man from Aurukun in western Cape York Peninsula.
Dean Matthews Yulleroo Due Diligence – Fracking 16 Jun 2015 Dean Matthews is a Yawuru traditional owner with over 20 years working experience in the Kimberley including as a Natural Resource Management Office (Department of Water) and Indigenous Water Facilitator (Kimberley La
Dean Matthews Yawuru IPA: linking cultural and biodiversity management with pastoral objectives 18 Jun 2015 Dean Matthews is a Yawuru traditional owner with over 20 years working experience in the Kimberley including as a Natural Resource Management Office (Department of Water) and Indigenous Water Facilitator (Kimberley La
Pamela Faye McGrath The work of rights: the Nyangumarta people's journey to native title and independence 16 Jun 2015 Pamela Faye McGrath Pamela Faye McGrath is a Research Director at the National Native Title Tribunal and Emeritus President of the Australian Anthropological Society.
Mark McInerney Historic Tenure and Native Title – Sharing the Knowledge, Sharing the Future 18 Jun 2015 Mark McInerney is the National Geospatial Services Manager for the National Native Title Tribunal.
Greg McIntyre What does it take to occupy and exclude? 18 Jun 2015 Greg McIntyre SC, Barrister, John Toohey Chambers, Western Australia was appointed Senior Counsel in 2002 and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle since 2001, teaching Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Adam McLean Single native title claim for Cape York and the Cape York Framework 18 Jun 2015 Adam McLean is a barrister and the current Principle Legal Officer of the Cape York Land Council. Adam has represented
Shirley McPherson COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Shirley McPherson is a current director of Indigenous Business Australia (IBA). Ms McPherson previously held the position of Chair of the Indigenous Land Corporation.
Danielle Mills Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Danielle Mills is a Project officer with the Kimberley Land Council (KLC).
Andrew Minyardie Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Andrew Minyardie is a Martu man residing in Bidgadanga community, Western Australia. Language group Warnman/Manyjilyjarra.
Matthew Moharich The SA Royal Commission into nuclear: has the nuclear door been opened and what does it mean? 16 Jun 2015 Matthew Moharich is a solicitor with the Goldfields Land and Sea Council Aboriginal Corporation. Matthew has worked in the native title field since 1999 including at the Cape York Land Council, and the Northern Land Council.
Gary Mooney Making sense of climate change and its impacts with Indigenous people in the Mackay Whitsunday region 17 Jun 2015 Gary Mooney is a Yuwibara Traditional Owner.  He has been a board member of the North Queensland Land Council for six years.  He held a position with the police force for 17 years and was Peace Liaison Officer in Mackay for two years.
Nyari Morgan Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Nyari Morgan is a senior Martu elder. Nyari was born in the desert and first came into contact with Western Society when he was in his early twenties. He is one of the remaining “Putjiman” (bushman) in the Western Desert.
Warren Mundine Old is the new 17 Jun 2015 Mr Mundine is a highly respected and influential businessman, political strategist and Indigenous advocate for empowering Indigenous Australia to build a sustained Indigenous economy.
Vincent Mundraby Our future, Yarrabah way 16 Jun 2015 Vincent Mundraby is employed by the Djunbunji Ltd/Mandingalbay Yidinji People (PBC).
Dewayne Mundraby Creating environmental economy & sustainable land development 17 Jun 2015 Dewayne Mundraby is a Mandingalbay Yidinji man, a traditional owner, and native title holder following the Mandingalbay Yidinji’s Determination (2006) and Gunggandji/Mandingalbay Yidinji Determination (2012) in the Federal Court of Australia.
Vincent Mundraby Creating environmental economy & sustainable land development 17 Jun 2015 Vincent Mundraby is employed by the Djunbunji Ltd/Mandingalbay Yidinji People (PBC).
Dale Mundraby Creating environmental economy & sustainable land development 17 Jun 2015 Dale Mundraby is a traditional owner of the Mandingalbay Yidinji people, from the Far North Queensland Wet Tropics region, who has worked for the North Queensland Land Council for 10 years.
Harvey Murray The social economic and cultural opportunities of native title 16 Jun 2015 Harvey Murray is the registered applicant for the Yilka Native Title Claim, in Western Australia. Harvey is also the Chairperson of Cosmo Newberry Aboriginal Corporation and he has been for the last 25 years.
David Murray Indigenous investment principals 18 Jun 2015 Photo of David Murray David Murray joined the Commonwealth Bank in 1966, was appointed Chief Executive Officer in June 1992, and retired from this position in 2005. In November 2005 the Australian Government announced that Mr.
Maluwap Nona COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Maluwap Nona descends from the Gudamalulgal Nation in the Torres Strait.
Maluwap Nona Torres Strait Native Title Sea Rights and Malu Lamar 18 Jun 2015 Maluwap Nona descends from the Gudamalulgal Nation in the Torres Strait.
Gordon Noonan Who minds the miners 17 Jun 2015 Gordon Noonan is the current Chairperson of Manungurra Aboriginal Corporation and Manungurra development Corporation.
Anja Pabel Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Anja Pabel completed her PhD at James Cook University, Australia in 2015. Presently she is a lecturer in tourism at Central Queensland University.
Michael Pagsanjan Tips and traps for PBC rule books 16 Jun 2015 Michael Pagsanjan is the director and managing solicitor at MPS Law.
Garry Pappin Consistent Failure: Why an Ever Changing Government Policy is Detrimental to Native Title 16 Jun 2015 Gary Pappin is a Muthi Muthi Traditional Owner from outback New South Wales his traditional lands encompass Lake Mungo and the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area as well as the Nimmie Caira wetlands and everywhere in between.
Cynthja Pappin Consistent Failure: Why an Ever Changing Government Policy is Detrimental to Native Title 16 Jun 2015 Cynthja Pappin is an archaeologist and environmental scientist who has a long history of working with Indigenous communities across Australia.
Doug Passi Foundations, building blocks and structures: ethical and governance considerations in native title outcomes 16 Jun 2015 Doug Passi is a Director and Working Group member for the Torres Strait Sea and Land Council. He has been Chair of Mer Gedkem Le (TSI) Corporation, which holds native title over Mer (Murray) Island for 7 years.
Trevor Pearce The FSC Standard: Cultural Capability in Native Title Services 18 Jun 2015 Trevor Pearce, CEO, First Nations Foundation.A Kamilaroi man form north-western New South Wales, Trevor has strong ties to both the New South Wales and Victorian Aboriginal community.
Noel Pearson In pursuit of a regional, reciprocal responsibility, settlement for Cape York: what is the right package of reforms for Indigenous social, political, economic and cultural development? 18 Jun 2015 Noel Pearson Noel Pearson is the Founder and Director of Strategy of Cape York Partnerships, a lawyer and Indigenous activist.
Darren Perry Victorian Traditional Owner Water Policy Framework 17 Jun 2015 Darren Perry is a Traditional Owner from north-west Victoria. He has affiliations with the Ngintait, Ngarkey, Jardwajali and Gunditjamara Peoples of western Victoria and eastern South Australia.
Dr Stuart Phillpot Who minds the miners 17 Jun 2015 Dr. Stuart Phillpot is a lecturer at University of New South Wales School of Business at the Australia Defence Force Academy and has been involved in Indigenous development land right, social and economic development for over 40 years.
Dr Timothy Pilbrow Reflections on Research Practice: Implications of the Victorian Traditional Owner Settlement Act 16 Jun 2015 Timothy Pilbrow is Research Manager at Native Title Services Victoria Ltd, and was Senior Anthropologist there from 2006-2014.
Terry Piper Using the levers. Native title, the environment and economic development on Cape York 17 Jun 2015 Terry Piper is currently Chief Operating Officer with Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation that supports indigenous groups on Cape York.
Pollyann Ponto Mapping Ngukkur knowledge 18 Jun 2015 Pollyann Ponto is a 26 year old Ngalakan traditional owner of Ngukurr.
Mary-Anne Port Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation: our experiences of native title 16 Jun 2015 mary-anne port Mary-Anne Port is a proud Eastern Kuku Yalanji woman who also has connections to Thaypan country around Coen in central Cape York Peninsula. She is a proud mother who has raised many children to be strong in their Bama culture.
Bruce Prideaux Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Bruce Prideaux, Professor of Marketing and Tourism Management in the School of Business, Law and Governance at the Cairns campus of James Cook University.
Robynne Quiggin Indigenous investment principals 18 Jun 2015 Photo of Robynne Quiggin Robynne Quiggin is a Wiradjuri lawyer, based in Sydney.
Robynne Quiggin Untangling Indigenous governance: the need for coordination and collaboration 18 Jun 2015 Photo of Robynne Quiggin Robynne Quiggin is a Wiradjuri lawyer, based in Sydney.
Zoe Ramsay Lifting the Bar -Benchmark Agreement making in the Kimberley 17 Jun 2015 Zoe Ramsay is ALP Director of KRED Legal and has extensive experience in commercial litigation and negotiation.
Ian Rawlings The social economic and cultural opportunities of native title 16 Jun 2015 Ian Rawlings is the Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary for Central Desert Native Title Services Ltd. Ian has had extensive experience working with Indigenous organisations across Western Australia.
Craig Reiach Native Title Decisions under the PBC Regulations - Unshackling the constraints imposed upon PBCs 16 Jun 2015 Craig Reiach is a solicitor with Queensland South Native Title Services where he has carriage of a number of native title matters in Southern, Central and Northwest Queensland.
Gail Reynolds-Adamson The Esperance Nyungar ILUA 18 Jun 2015 Gail Reynolds-Adamson is the Co-Chair of the Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation.
Paul Richardson From ranger to tour guide: the Gulf experience 18 Jun 2015 Paul Richardson is a Gkuthaarn man and a Ranger Coordinator with CLCAC based in Normanton.
Phil Rist Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Phil Rist, Nywaigi people – Executive Officer of Girringun Aboriginal Corporation supporting 9 of the region’s 20 tribal groups for over 15 years, and southern RAP Quorum party.
Galvin Roberts Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Galvin Roberts is a Martu man residing in Jigalong Community, Western Australia. Galvin is a senior ranger in the Jigalong ranger team and a participant in the KJ Martu Leadership program.
Maritza Roberts Mapping Ngukkur knowledge 18 Jun 2015 Maritza Roberts is 20 years old. She is a Wandarrang traditional owner and Jungayi of Manggarayi Country near Mataranka. She is a casual Yugul Mangi Ranger based in the remote community of Ngukurr, SE Arnhem Land.
Diana Romano Diasporic connection to country and performing for the state: native title recognition in remote South West Queensland 17 Jun 2015 Diana Romano is currently a research officer for Queensland South Native Title Services (QSNTS) and a PhD candidate in anthropology at the University of Queensland.
Michael Ross Single native title claim for Cape York and the Cape York Framework 18 Jun 2015 Michael Ross is an Olkola man who has been at the vanguard of land rights for the people of Cape York for the last 3 decades.
David Ross Learning from an evaluation of the CLC’s Community Development Program 18 Jun 2015 David Ross was born in Alice Springs and is of Arrernte/Kayteye descent. Mr Ross joined the Central Land Council in 1979 and undertook an Associate Diploma in Business Management at the South Australian Institute of Technology in 1986-87.
Prof Tim Rowse Imagining the Indigenous Land Owner: a history of sympathetic speculation since 1966 17 Jun 2015 Tim Rowse is a Professorial Fellow in the Dean’s Unit, School of Humanities and Communication Arts and a School-based member of the Institute for Culture and Society, at the University of Western Sydney.
Joann Schmider Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Joann Schmider is a tropical rainforest Mamu woman who has lived in North West, north and south east Queensland, and Canberra, returning to FNQ traditional country in 2005.  She is a small business manager providing governance and corporate s
Joann Schmider Protecting and managing native title information for traditional owners 16 Jun 2015 Joann Schmider is a tropical rainforest Mamu woman who has lived in North West, north and south east Queensland, and Canberra, returning to FNQ traditional country in 2005.  She is a small business manager providing governance and corporate s
Joann Schmider How is Traditional Owner Cultural Leadership Different? The Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples’ Alliance Bama Marrja Leadership Program 2013 17 Jun 2015 Joann Schmider is a tropical rainforest Mamu woman who has lived in North West, north and south east Queensland, and Canberra, returning to FNQ traditional country in 2005.  She is a small business manager providing governance and corporate s
Tim Schneider Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Tim Schneider is currently residing in Newman, Western Australia and has been working in partnership with Martu for the past five years.
Lynette Shaw Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015 Lynette Shaw is a proud Gooniyandi women and the first Gooniyandi PBC Chairperson to take on the role since the PBC was established in 2013.
Phillip Sibosado Implementing structures for supporting independence – PBCs and Rep Body collaborations, a Kimberley perspective 16 Jun 2015
Gavin Singleton Dawul Wuru enterprise development 18 Jun 2015 Gavin Singleton is from the Yirrganydji (Djabugay) Traditional Owner Group of the coast between Cairns and Port Douglas, North Queensland.
Dr Diane E. Smith Organising Aboriginal Governance: Pathways to Self-determined Success in the Northern Territory, Australia 16 Jun 2015 Diane Smith is an anthropologist with over 40 years experience working with Indigenous Australian communities and organisations in remote, rural and urban locations.
Graeme Smith Who minds the miners 17 Jun 2015 Graeme Smith graduated from the University of South Australia with a Diploma of Arts.
Kevin Smith Good Indigenous governance and effective native title management: travelling companions on the road to Self Determination 18 Jun 2015 Kevin Smith is a descendant of the Meriam Peoples of the Torres Strait with traditional connections to Ugar (Stephen Island) and Erub (Darnley Island).
Claire Stacey Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Toolkit Program Partnership 16 Jun 2015 Claire Stacey Project Manager, Native Title Research Unit
Jerry Stephen Torres Strait Native Title Sea Rights and Malu Lamar 18 Jun 2015 Jerry Stephen (Jnr) an Ugaram Le from Ugar (Stephen Island) was born and educated on Thursday Island. Jerry identifies as both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, as his Grandfather was traditionally adopted to the Wuthathi Tribe.
Matthew Storey Gaining momentum: Victoria under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 18 Jun 2015 Matthew Storey is CEO of Native Title Services Victoria Ltd. He is also a Director and Executive Member of the National Native Title Council.
Dr Lisa Strelein Dangerous Ideas 18 Jun 2015 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.
Leah Talbot Knowing rights, knowing country using Indigenous research methodologies 17 Jun 2015 Leah Talbot Ms Leah Talbot is a descendant of the Kuku Yalanji People from Far North Queensland, Australia.
Terrance Taylor From ranger to tour guide: the Gulf experience 18 Jun 2015 Terrence Taylor is a Gangalidda native title holder and a Ranger Coordinator with CLCAC based in Burketown.
Dr Leon Terrill Indigenous land reform: when is freehold better than leasehold? 18 Jun 2015 Dr Leon Terrill is a lecturer in the University of New South Wales Law School and a Fellow of the Indigenous Law Centre. He previously worked for several years as a senior lawyer with the Central Land Council.
Kelly Thomas-Greer Native Title Decisions under the PBC Regulations - Unshackling the constraints imposed upon PBCs 16 Jun 2015 Kelly Thomas-Greer is a Legal Officer with QSNTS, the native title service provider for the southern half of Queensland. Kelly has recently been working with QSNTS's PBC Support Unit providing legal support to PBCs.
Rāwiri Tinirau Achieving socio-cultural outcomes and aspirations through Māori economic development: An insight from Ngāti Awa 18 Jun 2015 Rāwiri Tinirau hails from Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea and Te Whānau-a-Apanui through his grandmother, Rīpeka Hamlin (née Te Pou).
John Tregea Places and pathways: capturing and sharing stories of who we are using mobile apps 18 Jun 2015 John Tregea joined AIATSIS in 2013 as the Director of Knowledge Management. With more than 30 years of experience as a software and database designer and developer, John has been involved in many world leading project
Jim Turnour Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation: our experiences of native title 16 Jun 2015 Jim Turnour Jim Turnour, Adjunct Research Fellow at The Cairns Institute, James Cook University where he is undertaking Indigenous economic development PhD studies. Jim leads the Cultural Values project economic development core theme.
Jim Turnour Celebrating the Cultural Values of this Australian Rainforest Region World Heritage Area 16 Jun 2015 Jim Turnour Jim Turnour, Adjunct Research Fellow at The Cairns Institute, James Cook University where he is undertaking Indigenous economic development PhD studies. Jim leads the Cultural Values project economic development core theme.
Alexandra Vickery Caring for country and culture: rock-hole rehabilitation and feral goat control 18 Jun 2015 Alexandra Vickery joined South Australian Native Title Services (SANTS) in 2011 after completing a degree in International Studies at Flinders University of South Australia, with majors in Development Studies and Poli
Dr Alison Vivian A reimagined future: Indigenous nations within the nation state 16 Jun 2015 Dr Alison Vivian is a lawyer and Senior Researcher at Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Eric Wason Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal freehold and national parks – agreements and achievements 17 Jun 2015 Eric Wason is an Indigenous man from the Kuku Djungan and Bar-Barrum groups of North Queensland. 
Edward Watkin How is Traditional Owner Cultural Leadership Different? The Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples’ Alliance Bama Marrja Leadership Program 2013 17 Jun 2015 Photo of Edward Watkin Edward Watkin, Erub and Mabuiag peoples – mentor / coach for the Bama Marrja project male, female and youth presentation team; Eddie has been involved at local, state, national and international levels in Indigenous leadership development since th
Stewart Watson Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Stewart Watson is a Martu man residing in Newman, Western Australia. Language group Warnman/Manyjilyjarra.
Raelene Webb Historic Tenure and Native Title – Sharing the Knowledge, Sharing the Future 18 Jun 2015 Raelene Webb QC holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland.
McLean Williams Martu Leadership Program 17 Jun 2015 Mclean Williams is a Martu man residing in Kunawarritji Community (Well 33), Western Australia. Language Group Manyjilyjarra.
Tim Wilson Dangerous Ideas 18 Jun 2015 tim wilson Tim Wilson is Australia's Human Rights Commissioner. As Commissioner he is focused on promoting and advancing traditional human rights and freedoms, including free speech, freedom of association, worship and movement and property rights.
Tim Wishart Kings Return to Grass Castles: the Future of Aboriginal Pastoralism 16 Jun 2015 Tim Wishart Tim Wishart is currently the Principal Legal Officer of Queensland South Native Title Services. Tim’s responsibilities at QSNTS include oversight and management of the legal and research units.
Tim Wishart How are we dealing with difference and conflict? 17 Jun 2015 Tim Wishart Tim Wishart is currently the Principal Legal Officer of Queensland South Native Title Services. Tim’s responsibilities at QSNTS include oversight and management of the legal and research units.
Clifford Woodford Caring for country and culture: rock-hole rehabilitation and feral goat control 18 Jun 2015 Clifford Woodford is a Working on Country ranger with the South Australian Government’s Department for Environment and Natural Resources.
Brian Wyatt The Closure of Aboriginal Communities 16 Jun 2015 Brian Wyatt, NNTC (Native Title and Indigenous Affairs Policy) Brian Wyatt is a Churchill Fellow who has had nearly 40 years experience in administration of Aboriginal affairs.
Brian Wyatt COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Brian Wyatt, NNTC (Native Title and Indigenous Affairs Policy) Brian Wyatt is a Churchill Fellow who has had nearly 40 years experience in administration of Aboriginal affairs.
David Yarrow The extinguishment of native title: a revolution in principle 18 Jun 2015 David Yarrow is a member of the Victorian Bar, and has extensive experience in native title matters throughout Australia.
Djawa Yunupinju COAG Investigation into Indigenous Land Administration and Use 16 Jun 2015 Djawa Yunupinju is the Deputy Chairman of Gumatj Corporatoin, and is a founding member of the Dhimurru Land Corporation, which is responsible for looking after the land environment of north-east Arnhem Land.