2019 Yarramundi Lecture

The Yarramundi Lecture provides a forum for the discussion of issues of local and national importance. It was established out of respect and recognition of the Darug people and has become central to the University's longstanding commitment to its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Monday, 2 December, 2019


6.30pm registration for a cocktail reception, and 7pm to 8:30pm for the Yarramundi Lecture.


Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium (Building EE) Parramatta South campus, Western Sydney University, Corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere.


Please register your attendance by Friday, 29 November 2019.

Keynote Speaker

Professor Tom Calma AO
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
Aunty Jenny Munro is an activist for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, founder of the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy.

Teela Reid
Teela Reid is a proud Wiradjuri and Wailwan woman, activist and criminal defence lawyer currently based in Sydney on the lands and waters of the Gadigal & Bedegal peoples.


Free parking will be provided.
If you have any queries, please contact 02 9685 9733 or PVCEvents@westernsydney.edu.au