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Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership and Strategy

The University of Canberra acknowledges the Ngunnawal peoples as the traditional custodians of the land upon which the University's main campus sits, and pays respect to all Elders past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021

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Aboriginal painting

The Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership & Strategy (OATSILS) provides strategic advice on issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and assists the University to build strong networks and positive community interactions with Indigenous Australians.

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  1. The gifted name - Ngaladjima -  for the garden captured on the sign.

    UC launches education space with native plants used by the Ngunnawal peoples

    The Ngunnawal Plant Use Education Space aims to create a space for knowledge and cultural exchange at the University of Canberra.

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  2. Five UC Indigenous students receive their scholarships.

    Indigenous students shine bright

    Indigenous students from the University of Canberra (UC) have received this year’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarship from the ACT Government.

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  3. UC researcher awarded $1.3 million grant for bush medicine-based scabies treatment

    The grant will enable the University of Canberra’s Dr Jackson Thomas and his team to roll out further trials of the new treatment.

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  4. Margaret Cargo

    Researcher receives NHMRC grant to support Indigenous engagement and leadership

    A crucial new project from the University of Canberra will seek to improve the design, delivery and the effectiveness of programs for the Indigenous community, thanks to funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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