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In Conversation - Megan Davis: The Uluru Statement - Four Years On

Sunday, 2 May, 2021 20 Iyyar 5781

5:00 PM - 6:30 PMEmanuel Synagogue

In the latest instalment of the monthly ‘In Conversation’ series, Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins will chair a conversation with Professor Megan Davis, who will speak about and reflect upon what has changed since the Uluru Statement was issued, and what still needs to happen from here. 

The Uluru Statement from the Heart called for a ‘First Nations Voice’ in the Australian Constitution and a Makarrata Commission to supervise a process of ‘agreement-making’ and truth-telling between the Australian Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

Professor Davis is Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law at UNSW and a renowned constitutional lawyer, scholar and public law expert. She is a proud Cobble Cobble woman from the Barrungam nation in south-west Queensland.  She is Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court and was recently appointed the Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law. Professor Davis was named in the 2017 Australian Financial Review annual power list and was awarded the overall winner in 2018’s Women of Influence. She was ranked number 7 on the Cultural power list for her work on constitutional reform and delivering the Uluru Statement From the Heart. Professor Davis has also been the 2010 NAIDOC Scholar of the Year.

Don't miss this special opportunity to hear from Professor Megan Davis reflect on what has changed since the issuing for the Uluru Statement and what still needs to happen. 

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