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Inala Cooper

Inala Cooper is a Yawuru woman with German and Irish heritage, from Rubibi/Broome in the Kimberley in Western Australia. She grew up on Gunditjmara land in south-western Victoria and has lived on the land of the Kulin nation in Melbourne for over twenty-five years. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Drama/Contemporary Dance) and a Masters in Human Rights Law, and has long been an advocate for Indigenous rights, access to education, and social justice. Inala is a regular contributor on ABC News Breakfast and The Drum, and is also a director on a number of not-for-profit boards, including Culture Is Life, Jesuit Social Services, State Library Victoria and the Adam Briggs Foundation. Inala is currently the Director of Murrup Barak, the Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development at the University of Melbourne.

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Taking to the Field: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC

If asked to name an Australian woman scientist from the past, very few could. Let’s change that. Histories of Australian science largely overlook women. Their absence gives the impression that,...

Free

Time of Our Lives: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC

Join Maggie Kirkman to celebrate the release of Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women. ‘A must-read for all those women who refuse to go gentle into that good night’ Maxine McKew...

Free

The Big Teal – Net Zero: Investing in the Future (Brisbane)

Playhouse, QPAC Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

A decade-long climate war and inadequate government action have left a vacuum of opportunities that are being sucked up by an increasing number of business leaders, investors and activists. Respected...

$30 – $35