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Close the Gap report – “Our Choices, Our Voices” (2019)

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Constitution reform to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the nations Constitution

Anangu elders perform at the Closing Ceremony, Uluru Statement of the Heart
The last few years have seen a growing feeling that the Constitution needs to be brought up to date to reflect the reality of Australia in the 21st century.

Inaugural National Indigenous Women’s Leadership Symposium

[Introduction in Bunuba]

Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani.
 
I want to pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today, and to their elders both past and present.

I also want to thank and congratulate the organisers of this event – everyone at Women in Leadership Australia and everyone at Women’s Business.

Inaugural National Indigenous Women’s Leadership Symposium

[Introduction in Bunuba]

Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani.

 

2019 ANZSOC Conference, Justice reimagined: The intersection between Academia, Government, Industry and the Community

Title: Our women have spoken: the need for strengths-based approaches to violence prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Noongar yani U.

Well thank you and good morning what a gathering. Thank you to the conference organisers and the working group and for inviting me to open with this keynote address. The issues you are tackling within criminology and across the criminal justice system and community settings are some of the greatest we face as a nation.

Commissioner questions Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention funding cuts

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has warned against the federal government’s decision to cut funding to the National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum (National FVPLS Forum).

The National FVPLS Forum is the only national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survivors of family violence and sexual assault.

Strong Communities, Strong Kids, AbSec Biennial Conference

Acknowledgements and Introductions

Kimberley Women Rangers Camp keynote speech

Jalangurru maningarri, ngarragi yani. Wadi jalangurru yathanggirragi. – larger Bunuba.

'Our women's voices. Our children's future' SNAICC 2019 National Conference

Introduction in Bunuba

Reflections: Our Health, Our Way conference

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO addressed the AMSANT Our Health Our Way Conference in the Alice Springs on August 7. The topic was 'Personal Reflection'.

 

Jalangurru maninga balanggarri. Yaningi yatharra ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu Arrente yani U.

I acknowledge the Arrente people, and all of you and your families and elders past, present and emerging.

I want to give a special acknowledgment to all of my Kimberley mob here tonight.