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Events in Canberra

If you’d like to attend an event in person, there are a number of different events you can engage with.


University of Canberra Voice to Parliament Forum - Please join BGL's First Nations Team as we welcome Professor Kim Rubenstein, James Blackwell (ANU) and third year law student, Tara Sanderson, for our rescheduled panel discussion on the Voice to Parliament on 8 August 2023, Chaired by Associate Professor Cristy Clark. Learn more here.


Indigenous Voice to Parliament: A Panel Discussion - In this panel discussion by ANU Indigenous Alumnus 2020 Prof. Asmi Wood, Kim Rubenstein, Professor in Law at the University of Canberra, and Wiradyuri academic James Blackwell, they will share their knowledge and expertise about the Uluru Statement From the Heart and constitutional reform. Learn more here.


UC's Voice to Parliament Lecture Series: Closing the Gap with Pat Turner - Join us for the second lecture in UC's Voice to Parliament series, where Pat Turner AM will talk about the Voice and Closing the Gap.

Pat is the daughter of an Arrernte man and a Gurdanji woman and was raised in Alice Springs. As CEO of NACCHO, she is at the forefront of community efforts to Close the Gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Learn more here.


Voice to Parliament Lecture Series: Ngunnawal Lecture with Thomas Mayo and Shane Howard - The 2023 Ngunnawal Lecture will be the third lecture in UC's Voice to Parliament Lecture series. Join us for a night of song and story! Featuring Thomas Mayo and Shane Howard, this lecture will bring the story and the significance of the Uluru Statement and the Referendum to life through stories, music and celebration. Hosted by Pro Vice Chancellor Indigenous Leadership, Professor Maree Meredith. Learn more here.


Voice Yarns with the Australian Education Union - Gungahlin - We’re excited to invite you to our Voice Yarns, a series of casual catch-ups starting on the 14th of August. As part of our campaign for a YES on a Voice to Parliament, we’ll be hosting these gatherings every Monday at different locations across all districts of Canberra. Learn more here.