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National Reconciliation Week: We are in this together

  • Published Date: 26 May 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Tweet By Professor Ken Smith, ANZSOG Dean and CEO National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about the histories, cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and...
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Closing the Gap: a new partnership

  • Published Date: 07 April 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
The latest Closing the Gap Report shows that only two out of seven targets to improve Indigenous employment, health and education have been achieved. Carissa Lee Godwin, Editor of the Analysis and Pol...
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Partnerships with First Peoples need to start with healing

  • Published Date: 18 March 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
By Marlee Tyson Trust is an instinctual, intrinsic value that all individuals hold, and it is the foundation of all strong relationships but a sense of trust is lacking between government agencies an...
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Garma 2019 Report: Including First Nations in future policies

  • Published Date: 12 February 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Image credit: Melanie Faith Dove, Yothu Yindi Foundation (yyf.com.au). Senior Yolngu man Eddie Gumbula and Gumatj clan boys performing bunggul (ceremonial dance) at the 2019 Garma Festival. By Cariss...
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Indigenous Public Servant Forum aims to shift culture and support Indigenous staff

  • Published Date: 19 December 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Participants at ANZSOG’s third Senior Indigenous Public Servant Forum will work over the next year to develop ways to shift the mindset of the public service and better support Indigenous staff. Th...
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Keeping First Nations families together

  • Published Date: 06 December 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
By Carissa Lee Godwin Carissa Lee Godwin, Editor of APO’s First Peoples & Public Policy Collection, explores the new Family Matters report, produced by the Secretariat for National Aboriginal a...
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ANZSOG 2019 Senior Indigenous Public Servants Forum: Calls for Indigenous community of practice

  • Published Date: 28 November 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Senior public servants from across Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand have discussed the need for a cross-jurisdictional community of practice for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori public ...
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Public services need to invest in Indigenous leadership: ANZSOG CEO Ken Smith

  • Published Date: 15 November 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
The following speech was delivered by ANZSOG Dean and CEO Ken Smith at the ANZSOG 2019 Senior Indigenous Public Servant Forum. The forum was held in Canberra on 14-15 November and brought together Ind...
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A First Peoples approach to public policy: the lesson of the Black Swan

  • Published Date: 12 November 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
By Aurora Milroy - Advisor, First Peoples Programs and Strategy, ANZSOG I am a Palyku woman from the Pilbara region of Western Australia, but I was born and raised on Noongar...
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How ANZSOG works with the Tasmanian Government to strengthen capability

  • Published Date: 07 November 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Developing leadership and capability to operate in an increasingly complex environment is a challenge for all public services. ANZSOG began working with Tasmania’s State Service Management Office (...
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Making Indigenous voices heard in climate change debate

  • Published Date: 07 November 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Carissa Lee Godwin, Editor, APO’s First Peoples & Public Policy Collection, highlights the main findings from a United Nations (UN) report on Indigenous peoples, traditional knowledge and clim...
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Experiences of the Cashless Debit Card from First Peoples of Ceduna

  • Published Date: 10 October 2019
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
Carissa Lee Godwin, Editor, APO’s First Peoples & Public Policy Collection, presents key findings from a paper on the Federal Government’s Cashless Debit Card trial, the expansion of which is ...