National Reconciliation Week Lecture

National Reconciliation Week is an important time for ANU community to learn about and celebrate Australian First Nations peoples, their histories and cultures, and to explore how each of us can contribute to the reconciliation movement.

Join Andrea Kelly, A/g Group Manager, Social Policy and Programs Group at the National Indigenous Australians Agency and a proud Waramungu and Larrakia woman, with strong family connections throughout the Northern Territory deliver the University's 2022 annual National Reconciliation Week Lecture.

Andrea has relished a 30 year career in the Australian Public Service (APS), working in both the Northern Territory and Canberra. Andrea has built productive professional relationships through her extensive experience across program implementation, service delivery, policy development, and human resource and enabling services.

Throughout her public service career, Andrea has focused on leading, shaping and influencing the public policy agenda to achieve positive and real change, including actively and constructively engaging in policy that explicitly and respectfully recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As a leader within the APS, Andrea draws on her cultural and professional experiences to support and mentor others.

From May 2018 to April 2019, Andrea served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Reconciliation Australia.

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Business from Charles Sturt University, is an Australia and New Zealand School of Government and Australian National University alumni completing the Executive Master of Public Administration in 2015, and a proud Chief Executive Women Scholar. Andrea is also a member of the ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council and independent member on the Ventia Indigenous Advisory Board.

The event will be followed by afternoon tea.

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