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Episode #81 Part 2 - Professor Megan Davis
Professor Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble woman of the Barrungam nation in southwest Queensland.
Megan is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous. As PVCI, she leads UNSW's Indigenous Strategy and is the Director of Nura Gili: Centre for Indigenous Programs.
Megan is a Professor of Law and the Balnaves Chair of Constitutional Law. She is a renowned constitutional lawyer and public law expert, focusing on advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Her work extends internationally, through roles at the United Nations, focusing on global Indigenous rights. In this capacity, she was elected by the UN Human Rights Council to the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples based in Geneva in 2017 and again in 2019 (2019-2022). She is currently the Chair of the Expert Mechanism.
Megan Davis is an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. She is also a member of the NSW Sentencing Council and an Australian Rugby League Commissioner.
In part 2 of our yarn, we dive deep into the Uluru Statement From The Heart and what you can do to get involved.
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