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2017 Menzies Oration "Democratising Data/Building a platform for Indigenous Development"

Each year, Menzies hold its Oration as a public lecture to stimulate and challenge the Australian public on a topic which is related to our work in Indigenous and Global and Tropical Health.

This year, Professor Ian Anderson AO, Deputy Secretary for Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, will deliver the Oration.

Professor Anderson was previously the Foundation Chair, Indigenous Higher Education; Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) at the University of Melbourne.

He was previously the Foundation Chair of Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne and has held a number of academic, policy and practice roles in Indigenous health over a thirty-year period.

In this work he has been an Aboriginal health worker, general practitioner, Chief Executive Officer for the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service and Medical Adviser for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health for the Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Health.

Other roles include the Director of Research for the Lowitja Institute and related Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health; Chair of the National Indigenous Health Equality Council, Council Member for the National Health and Medical Research Council and a Co-Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Council.

His family are Palawa Trowerna from the Pyemairrenner mob in Tasmania which includes Trawlwoolway and Plairmairrenner and related clans.

When | Thursday, 23 November 4.45 pm for 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm.

Where | Menzies School of Health Research Auditorium, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital campus, Casuarina NT. View Google Map. View RDH map.

Cost | The event is free, but as a non-for-profit organisation, Menzies welcomes donations from attendees to support its research. These can be made securely online via the 'Donate Now' tab.

Registrations | All attendees need to register prior to the event for catering purposes. 

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Claire Addinsall
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