Join the ANU Research School of Economics (RSE) to learn about Australia’s Indigenous history and the economic issues faced by Indigenous Australians with a panel discussion and a range of cultural activities.

Cultural activities

RSE Foyer 12.30pm-2.00pm

Join us for lunch and a range of cultural activities, including:

  • Aboriginal Cultural Talk & Story Telling: Local Ngunawal history; artefacts, stone tools & practices by Tyronne Bell.
  • Aboriginal Art Weaving Workshop: Wybarra by Garrigarra Mundine.
  • Aboriginal Painting Workshop: by Dale Huddleston.

Panel session

Fred Gruen Seminar Room 2.00pm-3.30pm

In this forum, we will discuss economic issues faced by Australia’s first people, the possible economic policies to mitigate those issues, and the role of economics research to improve the Indigenous Economy.

The panel will be moderated by Prof. Alison Booth, and the panellists will be Prof. Bruce Chapman, Prof. Tony Dreise, Dr Boyd Hunter, Mr Bhiamie Williamson.

Talk is followed by light refreshments.

This event is organised as a part of the initiatives taken by the College of Business and Economics in conjunction with the RSE to advance the ANU’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

Register here.


On the blog

[Budget Forum 2019] A Budget That Supports Indigenous Australians? by Nicholas Biddle

Area Level Socioecononomic Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2016, by Nicholas Biddle & Francis Markham

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