Healing Our Spirit Worldwide 8th Gathering Closing Keynote Address

Introduction in BunubaThank you. Jalangurru lanygu balangarri - good afternoon everyone. Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Gadigal yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani....
Thursday 29 November 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Empowering Women, Changing Lives: Keeping Women out of Prison

5th Annual Empowering Women Changing Lives Parliament House BreakfastParliament House, Macquarie Street, SydneyTuesday 18 September 2018 Good morning. I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation whose land we all meet on today, and their...
Tuesday 18 September 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Launch of Gilbert and Tobin papers addressing discrimination against people...

Recognition: A pathway to realising our rights and ending discriminationIntroduction in BunubaI recognise the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.Good morning everyone, and welcome to the...
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

NAIDOC Awards - Acceptance Speech

[Thank you in Bunuba]I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation of the land we stand on, their elders, past, present and emerging.I prepared a few words in case this happened – I want to make sure that I speak with the integrity that all...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

‘BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN’ National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s...

[Introduction in Bunuba]Jalangurru lanygu wiyi yani gurama yani.I want to pay my respects to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional owners of the land we meet on today, and to their elders both past and present.What an occasion to...
Thursday 12 July 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

2018 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture, University of Western Australia

AcknowledgmentsGood evening everyone. I would like to acknowledge the Noongar people the custodians of this land, and all their elders, past, present and emerging.Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri yani U. Balangarri...
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Women of the World Festival 2018

Yaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Wurundjeri yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra, wilalawarra...
Friday 6 April 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

United Nations CSW62 Side Event : Wiyi Yani U Thangani Project

Thank you…[Play video of Magnolia and then begin slide show of women’s photos]  I want to acknowledge all of the indigenous people here today, from across the many nations of the United States and from the many countries and lands across this earth....
Friday 16 March 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Reconciliation South Australia: 10th Anniversary of the Apology

AcknowledgementsYaningi warangira ngindaji yuwa muwayi ingirranggu, Kaurna yani U. Balangarri wadjirragali jarra ningi – gamali ngindaji yau muwayi nyirrami ngarri thangani. Yaningi miya ngindaji Muwayi ingga winyira ngarragi thangani.  Yathawarra,...
Monday 12 February 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Close the Gap Campaign 2018 Parliamentary Breakfast

AcknowledgementsRod. Thank youI begin by paying my respects to the traditional custodians of this land, the Ngunnawal/Nagambri people, their elders past and present. I thank Paul House for your welcome and we thank you again for having us on your...
Monday 12 February 2018
Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

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