Cultural Awareness in governance: A conversation (Webinar)

Date: 02 Jul 2024


Through conversation between acclaimed Gunditjmara artist, academic and activist Richard Frankland and ICDA’s Jon Staley, this webinar will provide guidance for boards and organisational leaders wishing to open a respectful dialogue with First Nations peoples and communities.

Over an extraordinary life and career, Richard's roles have included being an Investigator for the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Royal Commission, fisherman, musician, author, writer for live theatre, screen writer, director of stage and screen, theatrical producer, CEO, workshop facilitator and key note speaker in Indigenous issues including lateral violence, cultural safety and community capacity building.

Richard is also an Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Doctor of visual and performing arts and, most importantly a family man.

Over the course of the webinar and informed by governance concepts and inspired by art, culture and poetry Jon and Richard will discuss the following key topics:

  • Understanding and responsibility for our shared history – what does this mean?
  • Creating culturally safe spaces
  • Removing barriers/creating pathways
  • Building relationships
  • Taking small (important) steps

This Webinar will take place live on:

Tuesday 2 July 2024, from 1pm to 2pm AEST


Institute of Community Directors Australia members: $88 (inc GST)

Non-members: $110 (inc GST)

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