2018 Oration

Re-imagining a nation

Professor Megan Davis speaks on Indigenous recognition,
constitutional change and a future Australian republic

Monday 22 October 2018

In partnership with the Museum of Australian Democracy, Canberra

5.30pm, with refreshments from 5pm
Members Dining Room 1
Museum of Australian Democracy
Old Parliament House
18 King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT

Free, but bookings essential as space is limited.
BOOK NOW: www.moadoph.gov.au/parkes2018

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis, a Cobble Cobble Aboriginal woman from the Barrungam nation in south-west Queensland, is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) and a Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, specialising in public law and public international law.

As a member of the Referendum Council and the Expert Panel on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution, Megan played a vital role in the process that culminated in the historic Uluru Statement from the Heart. She has served as an expert member of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and the Australian Academy of Social Sciences as well as a Commissioner on the Australian Rugby League Commission. She was recently shortlisted for the 2018 Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards.

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