Part 2: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book recommendation can be a true gift - here's Part 2 of our recommended reading list from University of Melbourne experts.
What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?
The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.
From the margins to the mainstream
Professor Marcia Langton from the University of Melbourne on Indigenous activism, the positive impact of land rights and the Australia Day debate.
A rolled gold genius
The University of Melbourne's Professor Ian Anderson's determination and upbringing has earned him the Order of Australia for his service to Indigenous Affairs.
Closing the Gap – time for traction on the ground
Time to take stock of Closing the Gap and focus on gaining traction on the ground – University of Melbourne Indigenous Affairs experts have their say.
New Indigenous middle class finds place in modern economy
Stan Grant, in this edited extract of his 2016 Narrm Oration, reflects on the rise and rise of a prosperous and professional Indigenous middle class.
Investment to build new generation of leaders
A US$50 million investment in societal change by Atlantic Philanthropies will create a new Leadership Fellowship program run by the University of Melbourne.
Garma 2016: Testing ground for new ideas and alliances
The 18th Garma Festival, hosted by the Yolngu people of north-east Arnhem land, was again a celebration of Indigenous culture, politics and everyday life.
Closing the Gap – good policy or just target practice?
On National Close the Gap Day, University of Melbourne experts assess the effectiveness of a governmental approach to targeting Indigenous disadvantage
From hunting to contracting
Professor Marcia Langton's 2015 Narrm Oration outlines an Australian economy transformed and enhanced by Indigenous economic development