Professor Jacinta Elston, an Aboriginal woman from Townsville in North Queensland is the inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) at Monash University. She is the current Chair of Cancer Australia’s Leadership Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Control. Her career has focused on Indigenous health and Indigenous higher education, and she has contributed many years of service on state and federal ministerial appointments, and the boards of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations.
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Jacinta Elston's Articles
Black lives matter in Australia, too
Rhetoric and hypocrisy can still be seen everywhere in the reconciliation space, and while protests are occurring across Australia in response to the #blacklivesmatter crisis in the US, we shouldn't ignore our own history.
Episode 11: The Australian identity debate
Australia once identified itself as the “lucky country”, a place where the “Aussie battler” was given a fair go, but can it still lay claim to this?
Reimagining Australia Day
A day that is meant to bring everyone together to reflect on national identity, draws us down a dark alley of division.