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NAIDOC Week Day 3 – Today We Honor – Turandurey

TURANDUREY – explorer[1] Turandurey came into the story on Wiradjuri country.  Her native language was Mathimathi (the Muthi Muthi/ MadiMadi People), but she knew Yitayita and Wiradjuri.  Wiradjuri and Muthi country are shown in the maps in Tables 1 below: […]

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NAIDOC Week day 2 – Today We Honor – Luggenmener

Luggenmener[1] Luggenmener was a Tasmanian Aboriginal woman who lived in the early 19th century.  She faced death to protect her little son from a massacre of her People and lived through the Black Wars. Her country was in the Ben […]

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NAIDOC Week day 1 – Today We Honour – Mrs Nancy Egan and Mrs Jackson Stuart

Mrs Nancy Egan and Mrs Jackson Stuart[i] Mrs Nancy Egan and Mrs Jackson Stuart are Victorian Aboriginal women who played a vital role in the preservation of their People’s language. Mrs Nancy Egan was a Wemba Wemba woman.  Mrs Jackson […]

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“(Anti)-Social Media in contested hearings and online amenity impact”

Negative online behavior is increasingly a part of hotly contested local ‘real world’ disputes. This reflects the wider social issue of how clear lines can be drawn between online and offline behaviour. Kellehers Australia recently ran a fascinating case considering […]

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Yale Writers’ Workshop

Important messages need stories told well. Our principal, Dr Kelleher, thought the ideas of her PhD might be best told to children. So, acceptance into the Yale Writers’ Workshop was a chance to play with this. A children’s picture book […]

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Aboriginal stories – Aboriginal intangible heritage

NewsFlash The Victorian Government in 2016 amended the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (‘AH Act’) to include ‘Aboriginal intangible heritage’. The amendments significantly expand the aspects of Aboriginal cultural heritage that receive protection under the AH Act. Previously, the AH Act […]

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Upcoming VPELA Article on Significant Social Effect

The following article discusses the Significant Social Effects (SSE) factor in planning permit applications. Decision making around SSE has potential to improve economic outcomes as well as sharpening our focus on how we want to shape our society, its built […]

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Turandurey, Kitty and the Surveyor (Major Mitchell)

Following the lives of Turandurey and Kitty, Dr Leonie Kelleher’s recent article in Traverse, the journal of the Victorian Division of the Institute of Surveyors, shares her research on the cohort of Aboriginals who accompanied and guided Major Mitchell on […]

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Publication in Law Institute Journal

An article by Dr Leonie Kelleher and Mr Hubert Algie, ‘A sporting chance – pitfalls for sports facilities’, was published in the Law Institute Journal on 3 April 2018. Click here to read the article, which explores planning and property […]

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Change the Date

Change the Date[1] Newsflash Kellehers Australia are proud to work alongside Australian Aboriginal Communities. We support the ‘change the date’ movement and as such will remain open on 26 January 2018.   Compounding the clash of jurisprudential settings, Australian settlement […]

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