07 November 2019
In Australia, corporations such as Coles and Westpac and even some churches operate as legal entities entitled to most of the rights and responsibilities that individuals possess. Why don’t the Djab Wurrung sacred trees have legal standing?
17 October 2019, 12:30PM-2:00PM
Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are widely viewed as particularly vulnerable, but also particularly resilient, in the face of the impacts of climate change.
23 August 2019
What kind of world do we live in when freeways are valued as of greater cultural significance than the practice of the oldest living culture in the world?
27 May 2019
A new RMIT project celebrates the powerful story of an Indigenous gathering place and how it connects cultures, communities and Country.
05 March 2019
As Melbourne grows, we need to better plan how we build healthy, equitable and liveable cities. Here four RMIT researchers talk about how their work is helping deliver better cities.
29 May 2018
Decolonising Settler Cities was a series of events held throughout 2017 bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists, scholars, communities and practitioners to share their questions and critiques, experience and knowledge of cities as settler-colonial modes of power, and the possibilities and obstacles they present for Indigenous land justice.
18 May 2018
On 3 March 2015, the enormous drapes that had been covering a new building in central Melbourne were thrown off to reveal an extraordinary sight: a colossal image of a face staring down the city’s civic spine.
08 May 2018
Nearly 80% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia live in urban areas but cities often exclude and marginalise them.
23 May 2017
While planning is undoubtedly important in creating better places for people, the connection between people and place, for Indigenous people globally, in all their diversity, is even more profound and central to everyday life.
04 May 2017
This event is the joint initiative of the Urban Geography Study Group and the Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledges and Rights Study Group of the Institution of Australian Geographers.
13 October 2016
A new book revealing the critical role planning plays in delivering land justice for Indigenous peoples will be launched today at RMIT by Wurundjeri Tribe Council Elder, Uncle Bill Nicholson.
05 October 2016
The return of land to Indigenous custodians in Australia over the past 20 years is a dramatic shift in Australian land tenure and management. Yet this revolution has, as yet, barely touched urban Australia.