Economic Issues Faced by Indigenous Australians

Presented by ANU College of Business & Economics

Join the 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: Local Ngunawal history; artefacts, stone tools & practices by Tyronne Bell.
  • Aboriginal Art Weaving Workshop: Wybarra by Garrigarra Mundine.
  • Aboriginal Painting Workshop: by Dale Huddleston.
  • Traditional Aboriginal Story Telling: by Wulgaan Bunyarinjarin (Russel Brown).
  • 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:

  • Professor Alison Booth (Moderator)
  • Professor Bruce Chapman
  • Professor Tony Dreise
  • Dr Boyd Hunter
  • Mr Bhiamie Williamson

The panel session will be followed by a light afternoon tea.