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Country and City: Communicating with First Nations People

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Peninsula Room, National Museum of Australia

Professional communicators from across Canberra joined us for an exciting and practical panel discussion where they learned from the experiences of communication specialists with deep experience in communicating to this diverse audience.

Our panellists shared their insights on successful communication programs across the health, grants and policy sectors and what should be considered when implementing strategies with this diverse audience.

The event was a must for anyone who works with First Nations communities and wants to provide authentic, outcomes-focused consultation and engagement.

MC’d by Dan Bourchier, Indigenous affairs journalist and ABC News presenter, our esteemed panel includes:

Dana Robertson – Assistant Secretary Communication, Dept. of Prime Minister and Cabinet on



Michelle Steele (Kamilaroi/ Gomeroi) –  Assistant Secretary COVID-19 Indigenous and Remote Policy and Implementation, Department of Health



Danika Davis (Dharawal) – Writing Specialist and Indigenous business owner, Neat Copy





Kylie Dunstan, Head of Government Business Canberra, iSentia


See the recorded event here.

Read our blog post about the event here.

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