Plenary session

Official Welcome Address

Thursday 29 August 2019
8.45am – 9.05am

Official Welcome Address

Senator McCarthy will give the opening keynote address on day two of the NHC program. This perspective on the political and social landscape for Indigenous Australians will give a local context to our first International keynote speaker, Margaret Pfoh, who will deliver an international keynote on Aboriginal, Indigenous and First Nations housing perspectives from Canada.

This session is sponsored by:


Keynote presenters

Sen Malarndirri McCarthy
Senator for the Northern Territory
Senator Malarndirri McCarthy is a Yanyuwa woman from the Gulf country in the Northern Territory. She first entered the public sphere as a journalist, working as a television news and current affairs presenter for the ABC and more recently f... view