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What are we going to do?

A reflection on ways forward for non-Indigenous South Australians to respond to Indigenous South Australian concerns
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Summary of speeches


The forum was chaired by Ms Leanne Liddle (Aboriginal Partnerships, Dept of Environment and Heritage)

The Context – Professor Lowitja O’Donoghue

 

Health – Dr Peter Ford

Statistics

Action is required

 

Higher Education – Professor Michael Rowan

Using UniSA’s goals and vision as a model, higher education for indigenous people should:

Advice

Final note

Higher education is not the most critical area for indigenous culture, but higher education institutions must be supportive of indigenous students.

 

Tourism – Ms Jane Sloane

Advice

 

Social Barriers in the Legal System – Commissioner Ted Mullighan QC

Possible solutions

 

Mr Elliott Johnston, AO QC

 

Questions and statements from audience

Reconciliation

Consensus

Protecting culture

Human rights

Governance

Resources

Practical things that individuals can do

 

Summary of suggestions for action

At the symbolic level

At government and bureaucratic level (including NGOs)

In education

In health

In tourism

In the law

In business

In sport

As individual citizens

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