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                          Building leadership capability to
                          Close the Gap on disadvantage
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                                                                                Hear presentations from:
   Hear insights from:                             Dr Tom Calma
                                                   Chair
                                                                                        Catherine O’Sullivan
                 Kerrie Tim                        Australian Indigenous
                                                                                        QLD State Manager
                 Group Manager                     Leadership Centre                    DEEWR
                 Indigenous Leadership             National Coordinator
                 and Engagement Group              Tackling Indigenous
                                                                                        Ian Trust
                 FaHCSIA                           Smoking
                                                                                        Executive Chair
                                                   Jack Manning-Bancroft                Wunan Foundation
                                                   CEO
                                                   Australian                           Stephen Hagan
                 Warren Mundine                    Indigenous                           Editor
                 CEO                               Mentoring                            National Indigenous Times
                 NTSCORP Ltd                       Experience (AIME)
                                                                                        Jenny Stephensen
                                                   Adjunct Professor                    Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and
                                                   Dennis Eggington                     Development
                                                   CEO                                  Office for the Commissioner of Public
                                                   Aboriginal Legal                     Employment, NT
                 Tania Major                       Service of WA
                 Young Australian of               NAIDOC Person                        Camille Lew Fat
                 the Year 2007                     of the Year 2010                     Advisor
                                                                                        Office for the Commissioner of Public
                                                                                        Employment, NT
   Learn how to:
                 Empower young people and build leaders of the                          Waverley Stanley
                                                                                        Founding Director
                 future                                                                 Yalari Limited
                 Increase the representation of Indigenous people
                 at senior levels in business and the public                            Brian Stevens
                                                                                        CEO
                 sector                                                                 Indigenous Leadership Network Victoria
                 Build effective partnerships to ensure Indigenous
                 people can take leadership on the issues that
                                                                                        Lenore Dembski
                 affect them                                                            Paperbark Woman
                 Strengthen leadership and governance in
                                                                                David Cole
                 Indigenous organisations to ensure success                     Director
                                                                                Balunu Foundation

Pre & Post-Conference Workshops                                                 Speaker to be advised
                                                                                Indigenous Youth Leadership Program,
                                                                                Office for Youth
Workshop A:                Workshop B:             Workshop C:                  Department of Communities, QLD
Fostering                  Helping kids reach      Strengthening
Indigenous                 their full potential    leadership &                Early Booking Discount:
leadership in              – building leaders      governance
organisations              of the future           for successful            SAVE up to $500 when you
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      To Register   !    1300 316 882    1300 918 334    registration@criterionconferences.com     www.indigenousleaders.com
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    Strengthening Indigenous
    leadership                                                                        fax back
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T  he Government has identified
   Indigenous leadership as one of the
seven building blocks required to Close
                                                                               or call our customer
                                                                               service department
                                                                                on 1300 316 882
the Gap in Indigenous life outcomes.

As a result there is an imperative on all organisations to work          Representatives from Federal, State, Local and
                                                                         Territory Government, the private sector, NGO’s
towards strengthening Indigenous leadership. The question                and community organisations responsible for:
is: How do we do this most effectively?
The Indigenous Leadership Conference has been designed
                                                                               Indigenous leadership
to answer this question. It will do so through a series of                          development
presentations from some of Australia’s most inspiring
Indigenous leaders as well as from those organisations
                                                                                                              Indigenous
making significant progress in this space.
                                                                                                           capacity building
                                                                          Workforce capability
Presentations will explore some of the most critical issues                  development
around Indigenous leadership, including;
• Empowering youths to become the leaders of tomorrow                                   Who will
• Ensuring effective leadership and good governance in
  Indigenous organisations
                                                                                        attend?
                                                                           Leadership
• Increasing the representation of Indigenous people at                   development                             Indigenous
  the senior levels of organisations                                                                               education
                                                                                           Partnerships
• Building partnerships to ensure Indigenous people can
  take leadership on the issues that affect them.
                                                                                                      Indigenous
If you’re working in a Government department or agency,                       Governance             employment
a business or corporation, a not-for-profit or Indigenous
organisation and are concerned with Closing the Gap then
this conference is a must for you.

                                                                                Team Discounts
 You will learn:
                                                                  Register a team of 3-4 – save 10% off the standard price
 • How to keep young people engaged in education
                                                                  Register a team of 5-6 – save 12% off the standard price
   and empower them to succeed
                                                                  Register a team of 7-8 – save 15% off the standard price
 • How to develop programs that will build leadership
                                                                    If you want to register a group, please
   at the community level
                                                                    call us on 1300 316 882 to coordinate
 • How to ensure strong leadership and good                                    your registration.
   governance in Indigenous/community controlled                   Only one discount can be used per booking.
   organisations
 • How to build Indigenous leadership in the
   workplace



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   To Register   !   1300 316 882   1300 918 334   registration@criterionconferences.com       www.indigenousleaders.com
  Day One
  Tuesday 15th February, 2011

8:30    Registration, coffee & networking                               12:30   Breaking negative cycles & laying the foundations for
                                                                                future leadership
9:00    Welcome to Country                                                      • The challenges faced by youths and their world view
                                                                                • The Balunu Foundation and its aims – breaking negative
9:10    Welcome remarks from the Chair                                            cycles, creating positive cycles and building leaders of the
          Lenore Dembski                                                          future
          Paperbark Woman                                                       • Reconnecting youths with their culture and equipping
                                                                                  them to make strong choices – the Balanu Way
Indigenous leadership – where we stand today &                                  • Advice for other organisations working to empower
what’s required for the future                                                    Indigenous youths and build future leaders
                                                                                  David Cole, Director
9:20    Indigenous leadership – current initiatives & future                      Balunu Foundation
        directions
        • Leadership at a national level – the National Congress of     1:10    Networking lunch
          Australia’s First Peoples
                                                                        2:10    Mentoring to improve educational outcomes and
        • Building leadership capability – the work of the Australian
                                                                                increase opportunities
          Indigenous Leadership Centre
        • Perspectives on leadership and Tom’s leadership journey               • Why it all starts with education
                                                                                • The inspiration for AIME, how it works and its progress to
          Tom Calma, Chair
                                                                                  date
          Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre
                                                                                • Lessons for other organisations working with young
          National Coordinator                                                    Indigenous students
          Tackling Indigenous Smoking
                                                                                  Jack Manning-Bancroft, Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                  Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)
10:00   Perspectives on leadership from the NAIDOC Person of
        the Year
                                                                        Building leadership capability
        • Why leadership is crucial to Closing the Gap on
          disadvantage                                                  2:50    The Indigenous Youth Leadership Program – building
        • Leadership in community controlled organisations – what’s             leaders of the future
          required to be successful and what we can do to develop
          future leaders                                                        • History of the Indigenous Youth Leadership Forum –
        • Dennis’ leadership journey                                              inspiration, aims and achievements
                                                                                • How it works – elements of the program and how they
          Adjunct Professor Dennis Eggington, CEO                                 contribute to developing leaders of the future
          Aboriginal Legal Service of WA                                        • Engaging with and empowering young Indigenous people
          National NAIDOC Person of the Year 2010                                 Speaker to be advised
                                                                                  Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, Office for Youth
10:40   Morning tea & networking                                                  Department of Communities, QLD

Empowering youths – building the leaders of                             3:30    Afternoon tea & networking
tomorrow
                                                                        4:00    A proactive approach to building leadership capability
11:10   Empowering youths to Close the Gap on disadvantage                      • The establishment of the Indigenous Leadership Network
        • The importance of empowering youths and building their                  Victoria and its proactive approach to building leadership
          leaderships skills                                                      capability
        • What Government departments, businesses, not-for-profits               • Work to build leadership and lessons for other
          and communities can do to empower young people and                      organisations working to do the same
          build their leadership skills                                         • Community conversations – a snap shot of how
        • Examples of great work being done to develop leaders                    Victorian Indigenous communities view themselves,
        • Tania’s leadership journey – the story of a young leader                their perspectives on leadership and what it means for
          Tania Major                                                             leadership development
          Young Australian of the Year 2007                                       Brian Stevens, Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                  Indigenous Leadership Network Victoria
11:50   Education to build leadership & facilitate long-term
        generational change
                                                                        4:40    Round Table Discussions
        • The important role education plays in shaping future
                                                                                Delegates will break into groups to discuss the key
          leaders
                                                                                elements of day one
        • The work of Yalari Limited – providing Indigenous youths
          from rural and remote communities with access to a first-
                                                                        5:10    Chair’s closing remarks & end of day one
          class secondary education through scholarships
        • Insights from Yalari’s students
          Waverley Stanley, Founding Director                           6:00    Complimentary BBQ
          Yalari Limited


                                          Website: www.indigenousleaders.com
  Day Two
  Wednesday 16th February, 2011

8:30    Welcome, coffee & networking
                                                                       12:45    Networking lunch
9:00    Chair’s opening remarks & re-cap of day one
                                                                       1:45     Perspectives on leadership
Practical approaches to fostering indigenous                                    • Improving educational outcomes to ensure maximum
leadership                                                                        opportunities
                                                                                • What corporate and public sector organisations can do to
9:15    Building leadership capability – the work of the                          turn their commitment to Indigenous employment into
        Department of Families, Housing, Community Services                       positive outcomes
        and Indigenous Affairs                                                    Warren Mundine
        • Closing the Gap targets and why leadership plays a crucial              Chief Executive Officer
          role                                                                    NTSCORP Ltd
        • What FaHCSIA is doing to build leadership capability – the
          Indigenous Leadership Program                                2:30     Leadership on boards & committees – what’s needed to
        • How the program works and why it’s been effective                     survive?
        • Lessons for other organisations working to develop                    • Challenges and issues that arise
          leadership capability                                                 • Wearing two hats and getting the balance right
          Kerrie Tim, Group Manager, Indigenous Leadership                      • Creating an environment where leadership can flourish –
          and Engagement Group                                                    what organisations need to know
          Department of Families, Housing, Community Services                     Lenore Dembski
          and Indigenous Affairs                                                  Paperbark Woman

10:00   Leadership through partnerships – ensuring Indigenous          3:15     Afternoon tea & networking
        people can take leadership on the issues that affect
        them                                                           Leading on issues
        • DEEWR’s work to establish partnerships that will ensure
          Indigenous communities can take leadership on the issues     3:45     Taking leadership on important issues
          that affect them                                                      • What’s required to take leadership on issues
        • DEEWR’s work to improve education and employment                      • Effectively utilising the media to get the message across
          outcomes – the foundations of leadership                              • Building partnerships
        • An example of partnership in action                                   • A personal story – one man’s campaign
          Catherine O’Sullivan, QLD State Manager                                 Stephen Hagan
          Department of Education, Employment and Workplace                       Editor
          Relations                                                               National Indigenous Times

Strengthening leadership in organisations                              4:30     Round Table Discussions
                                                                                Delegates will break into groups to discuss the key
10:45   Morning tea & networking                                                elements of day two
11:15   Enhancing Indigenous leadership in the Northern                5:00     Chair’s closing remarks & close of conference
        Territory Public Service
        • The importance of ensuring Indigenous men and women
          are represented at senior levels of the NTPS
        • What the NTPS is doing to redress the lack of Indigenous
          people at senior levels – an overview of the Kigaruk and
          Loorukin leadership development programs
        • The impact of the programs and what the future holds
          Jenny Stephensen, Director,
          Strategic Workforce Planning and Development
          Office for the Commissioner of Public Employment, NT
          Camille Lew Fat, Advisor
                                                                                      Early bird discounts:
          Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment, NT                  SAVE up to $500 when you register
12:00   Building leadership for social & economic independence
                                                                              and pay by the 17th December 2010
        • The Wunan Foundation – building leadership and                       SAVE up to $300 when you register
          independence                                                         and pay by the 21st January 2011
        • The importance of strong leadership in community
          organisations and what can be done to build it
        • Personal perspectives on leadership and empowerment
          Ian Trust, Executive Chair
          Wunan Foundation


            Early booking discounts apply – the earlier you book the more $$$ you save
 Workshops
 Monday 14th February, 2011
 Thursday 17th February, 2011


                                              Helping kids reach their full               Strengthening leadership &
Fostering Indigenous                          potential – building leaders                governance for successful
leadership in organisations                   of the future                               Indigenous organisations
Pre-Conference Workshop A                     Pre-Conference Workshop B                   Post-Conference Workshop C
Monday 14th February, 2011                    Monday 14th February, 2011                  Thursday 17th February, 2011
9:30am – 12:30pm                              1:30pm – 4:30pm                             9.00am – 4:00pm
While significant progress has been             Educated and empowered youths are key       Indigenous organisations play a key role
made around Indigenous employment,             to overcoming disadvantage. However,        in delivering the services that are crucial
Indigenous people are under-                   keeping young people motivated and          to Closing the Gap; things like health,
represented at the senior levels of            engaged in education can be challenging     housing, education and employment.
organisations. Recognising this, the           at the best of times.
Northern Territory Government established                                                  Therefore, the success of these
a suite of Indigenous leadership               Mentoring and positive role modelling       organisations is crucial to overcoming
development programs for Indigenous            have proven successful in increasing        disadvantage.
people employed in the Northern Territory      school attendance and building              Leadership and good governance have
Public Service. To date, they are already      confidence and skills. The Australian        been identified as key success factors and
seeing positive outcomes.                      Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)      this practical workshop will explore how
                                               is leading the way in this area, and in     you can strengthen these elements of
In this workshop the staff who lead            this workshop, the organisation’s CEO       your organisation.
this program will talk you through the         will show you how to use mentoring
practicalities of establishing and running     and positive role modelling to improve      This workshop will provide you with
such Indigenous leadership development         outcomes for Indigenous youths.             a practical guide to developing strong
programs.                                                                                  leaders and establishing effective
                                              By attending, you will explore:              governance arrangements.
By attending, you will explore:
                                               • The story of AIME and why AIME’s          By attending, you will explore:
• The context and challenges, and                approach works
  targeting programs accordingly               • What mentoring and positive role          • Developing a long-term vision
• Partnering and collaboration                   modelling is – and what it isn’t          • Strengthening leadership by building
• Key learnings in establishing Indigenous     • Strategies for engaging with young          ability at the board level
  leadership programs                            people                                    • Effectively utilising resources
• An overview of the Northern Territory        • Beyond mentoring – programs that          • Strengthening governance frameworks
  Government’s programs and their                work to engage and motivate youths        • Running organisations along business
  structure                                    • Where to target programs and                lines so they are less reliant on
• The running of the programs – who does         initiatives.                                Government funding
  what and how?                                                                            • Ensuring projects are sustainable and
                                               Expert Facilitator:                           deliver measurable outcomes
Expert Facilitators:                                                                       • The role of the community.
                                                         Jack Manning-Bancroft
          Jenny Stephensen                               CEO                               Expert Facilitator:
          Director, Strategic Workforce                  Australian Indigenous
          Planning and Development                       Mentoring Experience                        Ian Trust
          Office of the Commissioner                                                                  Executive Chair
                                               In 2005, Jack founded AIME and began                  Wunan
          for Public Employment, NT
                                               its program with 25 Indigenous kids in
Jenny has worked in Government, both           Redfern. In 2010, AIME launched the         Ian Trust is Executive Chair of Wunan,
federal and state, for over 25 years.          program nationally with expansion into      a not-for-profit organisation established
                                               Victoria and Queensland.                    12 years ago in Kununurra, WA. In
          Camille Lew Fat                                                                  addition, Ian is director of Indigenous
          Advisor                                                                          Business Australia and Indigenous
          Office of the Commissioner                                                        Land Corporation. He also holds senior
          for Public Employment, NT                                                        positions in Kimberley Group Training,

Camille is a young Larrakia woman
                                               Criterion is delighted to offer a           Kimberley College of TAFE, WA Aboriginal
                                                                                           Education & Training Council and
from Darwin and has worked within the          select number of scholarships               Kimberley Futures.
Indigenous education and employment
fields in the university, private and public
                                               for Indigenous community
sectors.                                       representatives to attend.
                                               To apply, please email
                                               lindsey.skillen@criterionconferences.com


            Early booking discounts apply – the earlier you book the more $$$ you save
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                                                                                 Tick        relevant box                   17 Dec 2010       21 Jan 2011                after 21 Jan 2011
  Conference: 15th & 16th February, 2011                                                                                  $2799+GST             $2999+GST              $3099+GST
  Workshops: 14th & 17th February, 2011                                             2 Day Conference                      =$3078.90             =$3298.90              =$3408.90
                                                                                                                          SAVE $300             SAVE $100
                                                                                    2 Day Conference +                    $3449+GST             $3649+GST              $3799+GST
                                                                                    1/2 Day Workshop                      =$3793.90             =$4013.90              =$4178.90
                                                                                      A or B                              SAVE $350             SAVE $150
                                                                                                                          $4099+GST             $4299+GST              $4499+GST
                                                                                    2 Day Conference +                    =$4508.90             =$4728.90              =$4948.90
                                                                                    Full Day Workshop C                   SAVE $400             SAVE $200
                                                                                                                          $4099+GST             $4299+GST              $4499+GST
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                                                                                      A or B & Workshop C                 SAVE $450             SAVE $250
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                                                                                 Discounted rates for Indigenous Community Groups, Indigenous Corporations & NGOs
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