Yarramundi Lecture

Event Name
Yarramundi Lecture
2 December 2019
06:30 pm -
Parramatta South Campus

Address (Room): Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, Building EE


The Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Barney Glover AO, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Strategy and Consultation, Michelle Trudgett, warmly invites you to attend the University’s annual Yarramundi Lecture. The Lecture provides a forum for the discussion of issues of local and national importance. It was established out of respect and recognition for the Darug people and has become central to the University’s longstanding commitment to its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Professor Tom Calma AO – Aboriginal Elder of the Kungarakan tribal group and member of the Iwaidja tribal group. Champion for the rights, responsibilities and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Current Chancellor of University of Canberra. Aunty Jenny Munro – Wiradjuri Elder, activist for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, founder of the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy. Teela Reid – Proud Wiradjuri and Wailwan woman, activist and criminal defence lawyer currently based in Sydney on the lands and waters of the Gadigal & Bedegal peoples.

EVENT DETAILS Date: Monday 2 December 2019 Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm (registrations commence at 6.30pm) Venue: Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, Building EE, Parramatta South campus RSVP: Please visit www.westernsydney.edu.au/yarramundi2019 to register your attendance by 22 November 2019.

Speakers: Professor Tom Calma, Aunty Jenny Munro, Teela Reid

Web page: http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/yarramundi2019

Name: Yvonne Gatt


Phone: 0414 017 372

School / Department: Office of Engagement