Indigenous

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis, UNSW Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law and Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, is the new Chair of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People.

The Aboriginal flag flying over Parliament House in Canberra

Indigenous people have 80,000 years of diplomatic practice on this continent. Yet, our views on foreign policy are routinely overlooked.

Woman behind bars

The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.

three indigenous children sitting on a rock and smiling

As a 'Voice' that would allow Indigenous Australians to have a say in parliamentary and government decisions that affect them takes shape, it is vital it be enshrined in our Constitution.

aboriginal flag and australian flag flying at parliament house canberra

There is a quiet process underway, aimed at achieving the recognition of the First Nations that has so far eluded Australia.

Aerial view of hills forest and the Hawkesbury River at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

A list of Aboriginal names for places on Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury River, has unlocked a wealth of new information.

A peach quandong fruit

Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.

Craig Kerslake

The emerging field of Indigenous architectural practice is restoring tradition and bringing belonging back to the built environment.

Tamina Pitt

Google software engineer and UNSW alumna, Tamina Pitt, is breaking down barriers and forging a ground-breaking trail for others to follow.

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