2009 Jonathan Mann Memorial Lecture

Changing ways for changing country - engaging Indigenous expertise in Australia's response to climate change

Presented by Joe Ross
Main Lecture Theatre, Building 6, Albury-Wodonga campus

Lecture overview

This presentation by Mr Joe Ross focused on the ways in which Indigenous Australians have been contributing to sustainable land use and ecosystem management over many years. It explored the idea that Indigenous knowledge of Australia is an imperative part of helping to restore the health of our country.

The lecture was followed by a panel discussion with Gary Murray (Victorian Tribal Council) and Gary Foley (Indigenous Australian activist, academic, writer and actor).

About the presenter

Joe Ross is Chairperson of the Indigenous Water Policy Group, Member of the Bunuba people in the Kimberley region of WA, and Chair of the Northern Land and Water Taskforce. He is also currently involved in coordinating the activities of the National Indigenous Climate Change Project, a national dialogue for Indigenous people on issues relating to climate change and economic development.

Read about past Jonathan Mann Memorial Lectures.