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  1. 14 February 2017 - Public 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.

  2. 30 November 2016 - Humanities

    Aboriginal voices in the afterlife of photographs

    A project to connect Aboriginal faces in 19th Century photographs to their contemporary descendants aims to inject Aboriginal voices into Australian history.

  3. 19 October 2016 - Humanities

    Preserving precious Indigenous languages

    Linguists are using new technology to return decades-old recordings of now near-extinct languages to the Indigenous communities where they were made.

  4. 17 March 2016 - Big Read

    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

  5. 3 February 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Walking strong in both cultures

    Despite 'tall poppy' attitudes that can occur in some Indigenous communities, research shows stereotypes imposed by mainstream Australia are most limiting.

  6. 19 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    From hunting to contracting

    Professor Marcia Langton's 2015 Narrm Oration outlines an Australian economy transformed and enhanced by Indigenous economic development

  7. 4 November 2015 - Under the Microscope

    Indigenous songstress on the international stage

    Indigenous opera singer Shauntai Batzke's father was a gifted boxer but as a graduate of the VCA she is carving out a career on a different international stage

  8. 25 September 2015 - Humanities

    Pre-colonial Australia: natural wilderness or gentleman’s park?

    Indigenous scholar Marcia Langton rates Bill Gammage's exploration of Aboriginal land management, The Biggest Estate on Earth, as one of the great books.