How might the Victorian treaty process influence policy and local land use planning across Australia?
- Date: Monday 9 August
- Time: 12.30 - 1.30 pm
- Format: Free live Q&A Zoom Webinar
Jordy Mifsud is a proud Gunditjmara woman, passionate about working with the community and seeking justice for Indigenous peoples of Australia.
Jordy’s role at the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria involves engaging with communities to educate them on the treaty process, which will establish self-determination for people for the first time since colonisation.
Ed Wensing is an experienced planner, policy analyst and academic. He has a deep understanding of the impact of colonisation on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities of Australia and the ongoing dispossession and is committed to addressing these ongoing power imbalances.
Ed has extensive knowledge and understanding of Commonwealth/ State/Territory laws relating to land administration, land use and environmental planning, Aboriginal land rights, native title rights and interests, environmental protection, natural resource management, cultural heritage protection and local government in every jurisdiction in Australia.
Tara Callinan is a social scientist and environmental practitioner with a major in Indigenous Studies. Tara is passionate about achieving better social and economic outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
She is also committed to facilitating the evolution of Australia’s unique arts and cultural landscape and addressing the climate emergency to achieve real change across all scales - locally, state, nationally and globally.
This event is being held by SGS Economics and Planning and LGiU Australia.
LGiU Australia is a local government think tank committed to an innovative and sustainable local government sector. As a member-led organisation, our purpose is to share ideas and best practice, encourage innovation and collaboration, and develop research that drives the sector forward. LGiU Australia is a partnership between SGS Economics and Planning and not-for-profit think tank LGiU.