JCU Events Voice to Parliament Event - Professor Gabrielle Appleby

JCU Events

Fri, 22 Sep 2023

Voice to Parliament Event - Professor Gabrielle Appleby

When: 22 September 2023, 12pm -- 1pm

Where: James Cook University, Townsville, Indigenous Education and Research Centre, Building 301-007

Join us as Professor Appleby explains the history, development and effect of the Voice constitutional amendment.

This event is proudly hosted by the IERC's Indigenous Research Support Network (IRSN).

About the event

On 14 October 2023, Australians will exercise their constitutional responsibility to determine whether to amend the Constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples through a Voice to the Government and Parliament. In this seminar, Professor Appleby will explain the history and process that sits behind this proposal and the development and effect of the constitutional amendment.

Guest Presenter: Dr Gabrielle Appleby is a professor of constitutional law at the UNSW Faculty of Law & Justice. In 2016-2017, Gabrielle was a constitutional adviser to the Regional Dialogues and First Nations Constitutional Convention that delivered the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Gabrielle is the Director of The Judiciary Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, the constitutional consultant to the Clerk of the Australian House of Representatives, and a member of the Indigenous Law Centre.

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Contact details:

Indigenous Education Research Centre | ierc.hdr@jcu.edu.au