27. October 2015 · Comments Off on FW: Calls for community interest in attending the Biodiversity Dreaming Conference in Bathurst · Categories: Miscellaneous

 Hi all

ACT Natural Resource Management (NRM) in the Environment and Planning Directorate (EPD) is offering to financially support two Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the Canberra region to attend the Biodiversity Dreaming Conference in Bathurst held 10th – 11th November at Bathurst’s Charles Sturt University.

The conference will provide significant learning and networking opportunities for those interested in Aboriginal land management. The conference has a number of presentations on both Aboriginal land management and European with the focus of how the two can be combined for the future. Key note speakers include Wiradjuri elders and well known Australian land management experts like Bill Gammage, author of The Biggest Estate on Earth- How Aborigines Made Australia and Bruce Pascoe, author of Dark Emu.


To have the most updated information of the conference visit: http://greeningbathurst.org.au/biodiversity.html


Financial support for the two successful applicants will provide:

<    2 days full registration

<   Conference dinner

     3 nights accommodation (nights of 9, 10 and 11 November) and breakfast Charles Sturt University room, shared bathroom.

Financial support DOES NOT INCLUDE travel costs.


If you wish to attend the application process is simple. Just contact me via phone or email and explain why you would like to attend and what you hope to get out of it by close of business 3rd of November darren.chong@act.gov.au or 62075032.


Successful applicants will be notified the following day – 4th of November.


Darren Chong | Aboriginal NRM Facilitator


Environment and Planning Directorate | ACT Government

Dame Pattie Menzies Building, 16 Challis Street, Dickson

Post: GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: 02 6207 5032

doc icon Biodiversity-Dreaming-Conference-in-Bathurst-EOI.doc
pdf icon Attachment-A_ConferenceTimetable2015.pdf
pdf icon Biodiversity-Dreaming-event.pdf

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