In 2022, legislation to establish an Indigenous Treaty Authority was passed in Victoria.
This year’s Law and You Forum brings together a panel of experts to explore the process and progress of reconciliation in Victoria, including different elements of the pathway to Victorian treaty.
The track to Treaty in Victoria - structures, process and progress
Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm AEDT
Location: Online - a Zoom webinar link will be sent before the event
In a wide-ranging discussion, panelists will explain the recent legislation, the impact of the structures behind the treaty process, and the path to broader national reconciliation, including:
- how and why the First Peoples’ Assembly was established
- the interaction between Treaty and truth-telling including the Yoorrook Justice Commission.
- the work that is currently underway to establish the independent Treaty Authority and how the Treaty Authority will work.
- how the Victorian Treaty pathway compares with what is happening in other parts of the world.
The free event will be held online via Zoom.
The Law and You Forum panelists
Deputy Secretary, First Peoples – State Relations with the Department of Premier and Cabinet
Associate Dean & Senior Research Fellow (Indigenous Programs), University of Melbourne
Executive Director, Victoria Law Foundation
About the Law and You Forum
The Law and You Forum is a free, public event exploring different areas of the law that affect Victorians. Each year, we bring together a diverse panel of experts discuss hot-topic legal issues, moderated by our Executive Director.
First hosted in 2017, past topics have included sport and the law, and voluntary assisted dying.
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