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BLACK AND WHITE UNITE FOR RIGHTS - CONFERENCE,

BLACK AND WHITE UNITE FOR RIGHTS - CONFERENCE, MAY 23-25
**SORTING FACT FROM FICTION IN THE NT INTERVENTION**
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‘DAY OF MOURNING’ ANNIVERSARY FORUM 70th Year Anniversary
FRIDAY 23 MAY
6-8:30 pm, Australia Hall, 150 Elizabeth St Sydney
* Welcome to Country - Chika Madden
* MC Intro & Cultural Performance - Greg Eatock
* How far have we come? - Professor Larissa Behrendt
* Parliamentary Response - Senator Rachel Siewert (Greens, WA)
* Update on impact of NT Intervention - Barbara Shaw
Break & Acoustic Performance
* Human Rights Implications - Darren Dick HREOC
* Community Developed Approaches - Muriel Bamblett SNAICC (tbc)

SATURDAY 24 MAY
Redfern Community Centre, 29 Hugo St, Redfern
OVERVIEW OF ABORIGINAL HISTORY OF STRUGGLE
Welcome to Country - Chicka Madden
Conference Welcome - Millie Ingram

9:00-9.10am
Fifty Years of Struggle: Contextualising the Campaign - Greg Eatock

The Intervention Unpacked
9.10 – 10.45 am
The Intervention: grass roots impacts - Juni Mills, Chris Poulson, Lyle Cooper
Plus Speakers from the Floor, Individual’s experiences & Communities Input

MORNING TEA 10:45-11:00

PANEL - PATERNALISM REVISITED - The Intervention Unpacked (cont’d)
11:00am-12:00pm
Welfare Management, Land Legislation, CDEP, Mission Managers, grog & pornography controls, health & education, & the impact on Child Protection - Monitoring the Intervention (Aboriginal organisations & Communities Input)

The Expanding Intervention
12-12:30 pm
Qld’s Experience - Victor Hart
WA’s Experience - Natasha Moore
NSW Experience -
SA Update - Brian Butler

12:30-1:00pm Questions

LUNCH 1:00-2:00pm

Afternoon Sessions
WHY THE CHANGE IN APPROACH & WHERE’S IT HEADING?
Ideology Underlying Intervention
, 2:00-2:15pm
What’s the thinking behind the NT Intervention? - Cathy Eatock

Which Way Forward 2:15-2:30pm
International Precedents & Evidence Based Aboriginal Developments - Muriel Bamblett (tbc)

Review of NT Intervention 2:45- 3:00pm
What’s planned next? - Larissa Behrendt

3:00-3:30pm Questions

AFTERNOON TEA 3:30-4:00 pm

STATE REPORT BACKS
4:00-5:00pm
State Report Backs
5:00-5:30pm
Alice, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melb, Tas & Sydney - ARC & Affiliated Organisations

Questions

6-9PM COMMUNITY BBQ & PERFORMANCE


SUNDAY 25 MAY
ABORIGINAL CAUCUS & CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
9:30-12:30
Aboriginal Caucus
National Coordination, ARC Structure, Community Issues, Future Directions

Campaign Workshops?

Engaging Unions, Broadening Support, Managing the Media and Working with Students, and the International Campaign

LUNCH 12:30-1:30pm


BLACK & WHITE UNITE SESSION
Koori Caucus Outcomes
1:30-2:00pm
Future Directions Report Back: Where are we going & how do we get there?

Workshops’ Report Back
2:00-2:40pm
Workshop Recommendations: How the other 97.5% of the population can help!

Resolutions
2:40-4:30pm

Conference Close 4:30 pm

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