Water management: tapping into a new way of thinking to benefit everyone
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
January 26: 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.
Australian identity: What does it mean to you?
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?
Saving language – the power of ancient Indigenous oral traditions
Monash Country Lines archive founder John Bradley is 38 years into a journey tracing and recording vanishing oral traditions in an Indigenous heartland.
Animating language: celebrating and saving Indigenous Australian stories through film
A series of animated films is future-proofing Indigenous culture, language and knowledge for generations to come.
An outdoor gallery that began in the Ice Age
Rock carvings dating back tens of thousands of years provide a window into the deep prehistory of indigenous Australia.
Transfer of knowledge
There’s a range of mentoring programs at Monash University. Here, recent participants discuss the benefits of being involved.
Gifted educator draws on culture
Kylie Clarke has been a mentor, a teacher, a backpacker and even designed an Indigenous guernsey for the Western Bulldogs. But it took a serious illness to put life into perspective.
Shaped by the heat
Yhonnie Scarce’s work has appeared in galleries around the world, including the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Venice Biennale. She talks to Monash Life about Australia’s contemporary art scene.
The art of healing: five medicinal plants used by Aboriginal Australians
Medicinal plants were used by Aboriginal Australians to help treat conditions including rheumatism and indigestion, to strengthening the immune system.
Kevin Rudd's Indigenous apology: sorry, but not much has changed in 10 years
Kevin Rudd's apology to Indigenous Australians 10 years ago was a momentous, but ultimately futile, gesture.
The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world's astronomical body
Four star names from Aboriginal Australia have been formally recognised. So what are they and where to find them?
Stars shine in the oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians
The oral traditions of Aboriginal Australians shows a deep understanding of three red-giant variable stars, long before European observers.
CEO, Youth Activating Youth
Professor of History
Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Associate Dean (Indigenous), MADA
Senior research fellow at the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), Education
Associate Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Senior Lecturer, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Director, Faculty of Arts Monash Indigenous Studies Centre (MISC)
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior Research Fellow, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law