The ALRC is seeking comments, ideas and suggestions about how we can better involve Indigenous people and communities in the work of the ALRC.

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The ALRC is keen to ensure that Indigenous perspectives, interests and concerns are incorporated into every relevant inquiry. For example, although it may not be obvious from the titles of the projects, the ALRC has considered issues of importance to Indigenous peoples over the last decade or so in the course of its work on: the legal rights of children; uniform evidence laws; sentencing; the protection of human genetic information; Australian privacy law and practice; Royal Commissions of inquiry; and federal secrecy laws.

How can the ALRC facilitate greater direct participation of Indigenous people in the work of the ALRC as staff members and as student interns? Do you have any suggestions about how can the ALRC might better encourage Indigenous law students to participate in the ALRC’s internship program?