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  1. Podcast22 September 2017 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  2. 16 June 2017 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  3. 24 February 2017 - Humanities

    How a quest for the past found a living present

    In this extract from Rebe Taylor’s powerful history of Aboriginal Tasmania, eccentric Englishman Ernest Westlake arrives in 1908 Melbourne hunting man's origins

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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