Aboriginal Leadership and Governance Forum

About the event

The Northern Territory Government is hosting the inaugural Aboriginal Leadership and Governance Forum. This premiere event will bring together Aboriginal leaders, elders, senior members of Aboriginal organisations, Aboriginal leaders, aspiring Aboriginal youth, with heads of corporate, government and community organisations.

Listen as stories, experiences and challenges are shared, and opportunities are explored. Learn more about how Aboriginal leadership and governance is evolving in the Territory.

The forum is a key event on the Office of Aboriginal Affairs 2018 calendar.  It will include a welcome reception, keynote presentations and a question and answer session, in conjunction with an expo showcasing Aboriginal businesses and Aboriginal service providers.

Event program

At the Alice Springs Convention Centre on Friday 25 May 2018, this one day forum is designed to stimulate, inspire and celebrate what leadership and governance means to Aboriginal people today.

Through a mix of keynote speakers, case studies and panel discussions hear firsthand about:

  • different leadership styles and governance practices
  • the challenges and opportunities facing Aboriginal people

Helping to generate robust and honest discussions in the heart of the nation – Alice Springs. This is an ideal opportunity for people living in remote and regional communities to meet people from town.

Download the event flyer (389.4 kb)

Who will attend?

Current leaders

Aspiring leaders

Future leaders


Registration is free. Register online or download the registration form below.

To find out more call Ms Dale McIver on 0417 864 085 or email dale.mciver.au@bigpond.com or visit nt.gov.au/oaa to learn more about new Office of Aboriginal Affairs’ initiatives.

Registrations close on 18 May 2018.

Download registration form (84.8 kb)

Last updated: 10 May 2019