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  • Written by Sunanda Creagh, Head of Digital Storytelling

Today we’re bringing you a special discussion about the federal election that took place at the launch of a book of Conversation essays, Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country.

Recorded at Avid Reader bookshop in Brisbane on April 17, the discussion featured Indigenous academic lawyer Eddie Synot from Griffith University and Griffith’s Dean of Engagement, Professor Anne Tiernan.

Eddie Synot is currently completing his PhD, taking a hard look at the liberal rights discourse of Indigenous recognition, and has also taught Indigenous Studies.

And political scientist Anne Tiernan has worked in and advised Australian governments at all levels, so she knows politics from the inside out.

Together with Liz Minchin, the Executive Editor of The Conversation Australia & New Zealand, the panel covered topics including the Queensland seats to watch on election night, how to give Indigenous Australians a true voice in politics, and how to improve trust in the political system.

Today’s episode was recorded by Michael Adams from Griffith University.

Read more: Our Advancing Australia series is about starting a conversation about what really matters

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Recording and editing by Michael Adams from Griffith University

Additional reading

Buy Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

Griffith University’s special election coverage, including interactive maps of Queensland’s 30 federal electorates

The Uluru statement showed how to give First Nations people a real voice – now it’s time for action by Griffith University’s Eddie Synot

The 14 Indigenous words for money on our new 50 cent coin by the University of Queensland’s Felicity Meakins

Explainer: the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi by the University of Waikato’s Sandra Morrison and Ingrid L M Huygens

The end of uncertainty? How the 2019 federal election might bring stability at last to Australian politics by University of Canberra’s Michelle Grattan

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Authors: Sunanda Creagh, Head of Digital Storytelling

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