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.
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.
Leading designer, director and entrepreneur Alison Page will chair the Economic Participation of Indigenous Communities Cooperative Research Centre as it journeys to its submission phase – and beyond.
The University of Canberra’s Associate Professor Penney Upton has co-authored a research paper, launched in collaboration with a new clearinghouse for Indigenous mental health and suicide prevention.
To mark the end of NAIDOC Week, a new artwork by Arrernte artist Jenni Kemarre Martiniello has been unveiled at the Ngunnawal Centre – the first piece of art in a series which will grow each year.
The University of Canberra held its 2021 Ngunnawal Lecture by Troy Rugless as part of NAIDOC Week events across campus, which also included a display of the Pintupi Nine art collection, currently housed at the University.