Where: Sydney, NSW
When: Thu 27th Apr 2017, 09:30 – 15:00 (5 hours, 30 minutes)
The Symposium will bring together thought leaders who have been conducting practical, applied research in remote communities. It an opportunity for those looking at working with or investing in remote communities to come together to hear and learn about the evidence-based findings.
This event, proudly co-hosted with Deloitte Australia, will bring Australia’s foremost scholars of remote Australia together with business, civil society and policy-makers for a thought provoking and outcomes-focused Symposium. The Hon Michael McCormack MP, Minister for Small Business, also joins the Symposium as a special guest speaker.
Guests will also have the opportunity to hear about Ninti One’s research carried out through the Australian Government supported Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP).
Ninti One has over a decade’s worth of knowledge of what works in remote communities, as well as experience successfully working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Ninti One’s Chair, Tom Calma AO, also serves as Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia. Through its unique Aboriginal Community Researcher Network, Ninti One is well equipped to assist with project co-design and evaluation in a culturally-sensitive matter, which also provides employment opportunities in local communities.
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