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ANU Mabo Commemoration Oration

16 Jun, 2017

On the 16th June 2017 Senator Patrick Dodson delivered the 2017 ANU Mabo Commemoration Oration at University House.

On the 16th June 2017 Senator Patrick Dodson delivered the 2017 ANU Mabo Commemoration Oration at University House. The Mabo Commemoration Oration was held to recognise the 25th anniversary of the Mabo ruling.

Senator Patrick Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia and has previously served as inaugural Chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and as Co-Chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Prior to his endorsement by the Australian Labor Party as a Western Australian Senator in March 2016, Senator Dodson was a member of the ANU Council and Co-Chair of the National Referendum Council.

Read his speech on the First Nations Telegraph website.