Indigenous Peoples and the Law
In the Media
Our research shows public support for a First Nations Voice is not only high, it’s deeply entrenched
Ron Levy writes in The Conversation
Ernst Willheim writes in Pearls and Irritations
Sally Wheeler quoted in Lawyers Weekly
Marcia Langton Marcia Langton speaks to Women's Agenda
Elizabeth Curran writes in The Age
Anthony Hopkins speaks to SBS Hindi
speaks to The Daily: 2SER
interviewed by Radio Australia
Ernst Willheim quoted in
- The Hon. Chief Justice Robert French, Chief Justice of the High Court
- Michael Mansell, Secretary, Aboriginal Provisional Government
- Representation of the Indigenous people in the law reform
- Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
- Law reform and Indigenous People
- Twenty five years on: the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
- Initiatives to increase participation rates of Indigenous students in law school, the legal profession and in research
- The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Attorney-General of Canada
Canada is coming to terms with its colonial legacy and its treatment of generations of Indigenous peoples.
As an Indigenous woman, a former Crown prosecutor and a former Regional Chief of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations, the Honourable Jody Wilson- Raybould has long been an advocate for change.
- Marcelle Burns, University of New England
- Jennifer Nielsen, Southern Cross University
In this paper, we share our reflections on our success in using theory as a practice to challenge the wicked problem of racism in the law classroom.
The Centre for International and Public Law is proud to host a panel discussion during National Reconciliation Week. Each panel member will speak on an aspect of their research that affects Indigenous communities.
- Judge Matthew Myers AM, ALRC Commissioner
Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Join us for a FREE lunch hosted by the ANU Indigenous Department and the ANU College RAP Committees.
PhD Student and LRSJ Manager Justine Poon has a 'Letter to the Land' included in the Greater Together art exhibition at ACCA in Melbourne.
- Sarouche Razi, Kimberley Community Legal Service
- Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC, ANU Vice Chancellor
- Senator Patrick Dodson
This launch marks a new partnership between Kimberley Community Legal Services and the ANU through which KCLS aims to substantially innovate and extend civil law legal help for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley. The hope is that this will enable and position KCLS to manifest breakthrough legal service models based on long-term relationships with clients, working from client vantage points, in furtherance of client goals.
- A/Prof Asmi Wood
- Dr Ron Levy
- Dr Anthony Hopkins
- A/Prof Molly Townes O'Brien
Several of our colleagues recently attended the Indigenous Cultural Competency for Legal Academics Program in Melbourne. They will be presenting a Teaching and Learning forum about the ideas discussed at the Program.
- His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge
Join Chief Judge Dr John Lowndes, together in conversation with Dr Anthony Hopkins, as he shares his experience of the involvement of First Nations Australians in the criminal justice process in the Northern Territory.
- Dr Cassandra Steer
Join Dr Cassandra Steer in this virtual research seminar where she talks about the benefits of incorporating Australian Indigenous knowledge into space governance.
Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) has invited three national experts to share their views on the adequacy of existing legal regimes, and the relationship between the extractive industries, Indigenous communities, and the law.
Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.
- Binota Moy Dhamai
Join Binota Moy Dhamai as he discusses how the UN mechanisms relating to Indigenous Peoples promote Indigenous Peoples rights.
Join the ANU Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) Indigenous Reconciliation Project and ANU Law Students' Society (LSS) in this webinar on raising the age of criminal responsibility and how the Council’s decision disproportionately affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth communities.
Advancing indigeneity, gender, and sustainability: Indigenous women’s rights activism in Inle Lake, Myanmar
- Dr Jonathan Liljeblad
Join Dr Jonathan Liljeblad as he explores the case of Indigenous women's activism in Inle Lake in Myanmar, exploring the intersectional nature of its work across issue spaces of indigenous identity, gender, environment, and development.
- Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins
Interested in working in the area of Indigenous justice or the justice system more widely? Join us for an in conversation with Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins. We will discuss Anthony’s new book, 'Belonging: A Novel', and how to effectively work in the sector with integrity.
- Dr Carwyn Jones
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dr Carwyn Jones.
- Dr Gabrielle Appleby
- Professor Megan Davis
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dr Gabrielle Appleby and Professor Megan Davis and chaired by Professor James Stellios FAAL.
- Professor Tom Calma AO
- Magistrate Louise Taylor
- Leah House
- Lillian Ireland
Join us for a screening of the acclaimed documentary Incarceration Nation followed by a panel discussion.
Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor and our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.
- Dr Cait Storr
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dr Cait Storr, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney).
- Professor Katherine Biber
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Professor Katherine Biber (University of Technology Sydney).
Judicial Loyalty to the Military in Authoritarian Regimes: How the Courts are Militarised in Myanmar
- Professor Melissa Crouch
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Professor Melissa Crouch (UNSW).
- Debolina Dutta
- Christopher Gevers
- Luis Gómez Romero
- Honni van Rijswijk
You are invited to join us for a discussion with four leading thinkers on colonial legal imaginaries and southern literary futures, whose work encompasses the histories and traditions of four continents.
- Dr Lisa Strelein PSM
- Craig Ritchie
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dr Lisa Strelein PSM.