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Indigenous Knowledges and Perspectives

Acknowledgement of Country

We respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians on whose land we walk, work and live and pay our respects to elders both past and present.


USC Indigenous Services, located in the Buranga Centre - ground level Building E -  work to support the University-wide vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to enjoy the same life opportunities as non-Indigenous Australians in a society which values equality, diversity and the contributions of all.

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Indigenous Services helps to achieve this by:

  • delivering cultural awareness workshops for staff and students
  • developing and implementing the whole of University's approach to Reconciliation
  • developing support programs and student facilities for students
  • developing strategies to employ more Indigenous staff across University
  • organising cultural activities and events within University, eg annual Indigenous Education Symposium
  • providing academic support to students
  • providing a friendly Indigenous presence on campus Torres Strait Islander Flagand a contact point for students, staff and community members
  • providing the University with information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and knowledge
  • supplying library; laptop and other resources to students as and when required
  • supporting career choices and assisting with employment options



Embedding Indigenous Knowledge into the Curriculum

Embedding Indigenous Knowledge Bibliography

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Image: Australian Aboriginal Rock Art

Image: Buranga Festival NT

Image: Torres Strait Islander Hand Drum

Image: Sunshine Coast Glasshouse Mountains

Welcome to Country: Lyndon Davies at TEDxNoosa


BabaKiueria is a 1986 Australian satirical film on relations between Aboriginal Australians and Australians of European descent.

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