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2016 David Hunter Memorial Lecture

Rod Little: The Importance
of the Redfern Statement

Rod Little is a current Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and a former chairperson of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body. He is of  the Yamatji and Nyoongar nations from Geraldton and Perth in Western Australia.

Rod leads a broad alliance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and supporter organisations who are signatories of the Redfern Statement. This statement aims to reset the relationship with the Federal Government and Parliament to ensure effective engagement for policy and service delivery improvements for First Australians.

For more information about the Redfern Statement see:

Thursday 3rd November 2016
5.30 pm for 6.00 pm start
Please join us for refreshments from 5.30 pm.

Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture
15 Blackall Street, Barton

Enquiries: antaract@yahoo.com.au

David Hunter was one of the founding members of ANTaR, and an enormously supportive and inspiring activist on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues. In October 2000 he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, and he died in December 2003. Since then, ANTaR ACT has hosted an annual memorial lecture in memory of David’s contributions to reconciliation and Indigenous rights.

ANTaR ACT events
The next ANTaR ACT committee meeting will be held on Monday 10 October (** note – change of date**), 6pm, at King O’Malleys in the Snug Room (behind the bar). You are welcome to join us to discuss plans for the remainder of the year, including the David Hunter Memorial Lecture.

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