Australia’s rivers are ancestral beings
Rivers are recognised as legal persons and living entities. Experts, including University of Melbourne, say Australia's rivers are Indigenous ‘ancestral beings’
Indigenous knowledge and the myth of ‘wilderness’
Aboriginal ideas of ‘wilderness’ contrast with romantic ideas of a pristine environment. And it excludes Indigenous people, say University of Melbourne experts.
Leaving no one behind
A University of Melbourne expert says this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples recognises the rights and social equity of Indigenous peoples.
We need to recognise the deep knowledge First Peoples bring in managing and adapting to changing environments, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The power of the Indigenous business sector
Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.
Sky fireballs and a shark in the stars: Indigenous art and astronomy
Meriam elder Uncle Segar Passi shares his knowledge of weather, wildlife, sea, land and sky and how they influence his artwork with University of Melbourne
Returning water rights to Aboriginal people
Water justice is a critical issue for Indigenous Peoples; University of Melbourne experts say there are legal and policy opportunities to hand back water rights
Everything is Country
Wiradjuri man and University of Melbourne geographer Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher explores how belonging to Country embeds us within the world
Our country, Our way
This year, the University of Melbourne's Narrm Oration explores how Indigenous people and knowledge can save Australia’s environmental unravelling.
Decolonising social work
Proud Durrumbal/Kullilli and Yidinji woman, University of Melbourne educator and social worker, Tileah Drahm-Butler, is working to decolonise social work.