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Honoring Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu

The Yothu Yindi Foundation's chairman and leader, Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM HonLLD, was awarded an honourary doctorate from the University of Melbourne in recognition a lifetime of advocacy for Indigenous rights.  The conferring ceremony took place at Garma 2015.


You tube of the conferring ceremony

Melbourne Newsroom story

Stories about Indigenous initiatives at Melbourne

Staff and students from across the University of Melbourne are involved in broad range of programs and initiatives that contribute to Indigenous Australia.

Follow the links below to read a selection of stories written about these since 2009.

Recent stories

Australia, it's time to sing a new song

Reconciliation at Melbourne

After over a year spent in discussion with staff, students and Elders, the University launched its second Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP 2) on the 18th of March 2015

A new website, Reconciliation at Melbourne, enables students and staff to follow and contribute to the development and implementation of the new RAP.  

The new site is also home to a calendar of Indigenous themed events occuring at the University of Melbourne.

Take your righful place - at a Melbourne Graduate School

University of Melbourne Indigenous graduate students are fulfilling their potential as Australia's highest achievers and leaders.


Billibellary's Walk

Wominjeka. Welcome to Wurundjeri Country

Billibellary's Walk is named after the Ngurungaeta, or clan head, of the Wurundjeri people at the time of Melbourne’s settlement. The walk is a cultural interpretation of the University’s Parkville campus landscape that provides an experience of connection to Country which Wurundjeri people continue to have, both physically and spiritually.

Graduate Programs in Indigenous Research

For over 10 years, the University of Melbourne has hosted a Summer School for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research students. Research higher degree students have come from all over Australia to take part in our highly-regarded one-week intensive program.

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