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2017 Rob Riley Memorial Lecture

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Join the Curtin Centre for Aboriginal Studies (CAS) for the 2017 Rob Riley Memorial Lecture presented by Peter Yu.

Event details

The Rob Riley Memorial Lecture has been hosted by CAS since 2004 and celebrates the life and achievements of this remarkable indigenous statesman and leader, whose untimely death more than 20 years ago was mourned throughout Australia.

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Friday 19 May
6.00 - 8.00pm
Tim Winton Lecture Theatre, 213

About Peter Yu

2017 keynote speaker Peter Yu is the Chief Executive Officer of the Yawuru not-for-profit company, who is held in high regard by the Yawuru community and stakeholders from government, industry and other communities.

Peter was a close friend and political colleague of Rob Riley. He will talk with a sense of intimacy and personal insight about the legacy of Rob Riley’s nation-building vision, not just for the Noongar people but also for the inclusion of all Indigenous people within the modern Australian nation state.