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Late nights at the Barracks: Understanding the Voice

Published 5th February, 2020 in Community Event
  • Location

    Hyde Park Barracks

    10 Macquarie Street Queens Square
    Sydney NSW 2000

  • Date

    26th February 2020 to 11th March 2020

  • Time

    5:00pm to 9:00pm

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In this series of powerful orations, three leading Aboriginal voices discuss the Uluru Statement from the Heart, the Voice to Parliament, the process of Makarrata or truth-telling and healing, and the ways we can move forward as a nation. The series will be chaired by pre-eminent lawyer and Indigenous rights advocate Danny Gilbert AM, co-founder and managing partner of Gilbert + Tobin.

Visitors will enjoy the opportunity to experience the installation untitled (maraong manaóuwi), alongside live music, an artist talk by Jonathan Jones, food and a pop-up Brix rum bar.

Speakers include:

Professor Marcia Langton AM - a Yiman and Bidjara researcher and academic of political and legal anthropology, and Indigenous culture and art. She is Associate Provost at the University of Melbourne.

Professor Larissa Behrendt AO - a Eualeyai/Kamillaroi barrister and award-winning author. She is the Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology Sydney.

Professor Megan Davis - a Cobble Cobble constitutional lawyer who researches in public law and public international law. She worked closely on the Uluru Statement from the Heart and is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous at the University of New South Wales.

Event Location

Hyde Park Barracks
10 Macquarie Street Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

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Published 5th February, 2020 in Community Event
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