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Indigenous Affairs in the Context of the Voice Referendum

26 September 2023
7.30pm – 8.45pm AEST
Warrane College, UNSW Kensington
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2023 Warrane Lecture Lecture 

A Discussion on Indigenous Affairs in the Context of the Voice Referendum

SPEAKER UPDATE: Dr Shireen Morris is unable to attend due to illness. 

Dr Sean Brennan | Dr Anthony Dillon | Alex Perrottet

Beginning at 7:30pm, the Lecture will include an individual speech from each of our distinguished guests, followed by a discussion moderated by the College's Dean, Mr Alex Perrottet.

This will be followed by a general Q&A from the audience, so we encourage all guests to prepare relevant questions to aid the flow of discussion.

Both Sean and Anthony are widely published in the area of Indigenous Affairs but hold opposing views on the upcoming voice referendum, the nuances of which will be discussed.

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Sean Brennan

Sean Brennan

Sean Brennan is an Associate Professor at the UNSW Faculty of Law and Justice and a member of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. He has worked with a variety of Aboriginal and other community organisations and his teaching, writing and external engagement focus mainly on constitutional law and Indigenous legal issues. In 2016-17, he was a member of the pro bono legal team that supported the Regional Dialogues and First Nations Constitutional Convention, the process which culminated in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. 

Dr Anthony Dillon

Dr Anthony Dillon, who identifies as Aboriginal and Australian, is a researcher at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University in Sydney. His research interests are positive psychology, conceptualization of mental health, wellbeing, and Aboriginal education. As a researcher, commentator, and practicing psychologist, he regularly provides guest lectures to psychology students at universities and other professional bodies on Aboriginal psychology.