Public lunchtime lectures held at Parliament House in Canberra, on topics related to Parliament and governance. Transcripts, audio and television recordings of past lectures are also available.
Parliamentary processes from an Indigenous perspective
Date: Friday 6 July 2018
Time: 12.15pm to 1.15pm
Location: Main Committee Room, Parliament House
The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP is the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health. He has served as the Assistant Minister for Health (2015-16) and Health and Aged Care (2016-17). Mr Wyatt is a proud Noongar, Tamatji and Wongi man and was elected in 2010 as the Federal Member for Hasluck, the first Aboriginal Member of the House of Representatives.
The Hon Linda Burney MP is the Shadow Minister for Human Services and the Labor Member for Barton in the House of Representatives. As a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation, Ms Burney was the first Aboriginal person to be elected to the NSW Parliament and the first Aboriginal woman to serve in the Australian House of Representatives. Ms Burney’s commitment to Indigenous issues spans more than 30 years.
Patrick Dodson is a Labor Senator for Western Australia and Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. A Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia, he has extensive experience in Aboriginal affairs, previously as director of the Central and Kimberley Land Councils and as a commissioner during the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He served as inaugural chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and as co-chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.
Lecture transcripts, audio and television recordings