Oodgeroo Unit, Queensland University of Technology

Event Organiser Name: 
Kelly Randall
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:30 to Friday, August 10, 2018 - 19:30
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Event Venue: 
Kelvin Grove Campus
Kelvin Grove Campass, QUT, Brisbane
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Oodgeroo Unit, Queensland University of Technology
From 7 - 10 August 2018, QUT will celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture and Talent across our two campuses with a great line up of events. Murri-Ailan Way is open to QUT staff, students and everyone in the community, and all of the events are free to attend. Come and be a part of this free and all-inclusive event as we put Indigenous women to the front with a variety of traditional and contemporary performers, hands-on workshops, bushfood tasting and discussions. Check the 2018 MAW What's On Page bring your friends and family and join in the fun. Events Storyline of Women, Law and Culture Tuesday 7th August, 10.30am – 11.30am, Owen J. Wordsworth Room, S Block, Level 12, Gardens Point campus Bringing 'Storylines of Women, Law & Culture' to life, hear from an all- Indigenous female panel who have carved out their own path and continue to campaign for change in the law and justice system. Panellists include QUT Alumni: Magistrate Jacqui Payne, Avelina Tarrago, Cassie Lang, Stephanie Parkin and Allison Boland. Seats are limited register your attendance here Paperbark: First Nation Narratives with Dr Anita Heiss Wednesday 8th August, 10.30am – 11.45am, HiQ Activity Room QUT Library, Level 1 Kelvin Grove campus Join us for a morning with award winning Wiradjuri author, poet and social commentator Dr Anita Heiss – author of Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, Tiddas, and Am I Black Enough For You? Seats are limited register your attendance here Murri-Ailan Way Kelvin Grove Wednesday 8th August, 10am – 2pm, A Block Lawn, Kelvin Grove campus The day will be a vibrant festival of Australia’s rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture with traditional dances and dance workshops, basket weaving, bush food tasting and art workshops. Lino-cutting workshops with Delvene Cockatoo-Collins Wednesday 8th at Kelvin Grove campus and Thursday 9th August at Gardens Point campus Renowned textile and ceramics artist and 2018 Commonwealth Games medal designer Delvene Cockatoo-Collins will be doing a lino-cutting workshop across both campuses. Limited places available, register here for Kelvin Grove campus workshops and here for Gardens Point campus workshops Murri-Ailan Way Gardens Point Thursday 9th August, 3pm – 7pm, Goodwill Lawn, Gardens Point campus Taking place at QUT’s city campus put on a jumper and come down to the dusk markets, there’ll be traditional food, traditional dances and dance workshops, basket weaving, market stalls and artwork shops. Murri-Ailan Way Botanic Bar Friday 10th August, 7.30pm, QUT Botanic Bar, Gardens Point campus Hear the hypnotic voices of Triple J National Indigenous Music Award winner, Thelma Plum. Supported by up and coming Brissy band Ancient Bloods, it’s free!!! Please share with your networks and join the 2018 Murri-Ailan Way celebrations at QUT!