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Indigenous Perspectives in City Planning – MKW18


Tue 8 May 2018, 1:00pm–3:00pm

Where: Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • GA - includes carbon offset + bf: $4.79
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How do you incorporate Indigenous knowledge and culture in the work you do?

Cities are Indigenous places. Indigenous knowledge and culture is crucial to understanding Melbourne’s past and present, and in planning for our future. When we think about urban planning for sustainable cities, an Indigenous perspective is critical. So how can city leaders, decision makers, researchers and practitioners better include Traditional Custodians, Indigenous knowledge and culture in future city planning? In this interactive panel, representatives from the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub will present an Indigenous-led approach to including Indigenous perspectives in urban research, offering the audience the chance to look at their practice through this lens too.

Maddison Miller
Maddison Miller is a Darug woman and archaeologist. She is the co-chair of the Indigenous Advisory Group to the Clean Air and Urban Landscape Hub. Maddison's work has centred upon heritage and archaeology in urban areas, advocating for recognition of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and traditional knowledge in cities and urban spaces. In 2017 Maddi was selected to take part in the inaugural Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women Leaders Program.