The Journey of the Uluru Statement from the Heart (Online)


Megan Davis + Thomas Mayor

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Megan Davis

Megan Davis

Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble Aboriginal woman from QLD and a Professor of Law, an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court, and the Director of the Indigenous Law Centre at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales. Professor Davis is an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, being the first Australian Indigenous person to be elected to a United Nations body. Professor Davis was a member of the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.

Thomas Mayor

Thomas Mayor

Thomas Mayor is a Torres Strait Islander man born on Larrakia country in Darwin. Following the Uluru Convention, Thomas was entrusted to carry the sacred canvas of the Uluru Statement from the Heart. He then embarked on an eighteen-month journey around the country to garner support for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations voice, and a Makarrata Commission for truth-telling and agreement-making or treaties. His first book in 2019 was "Finding The Heart of The Nation". Thomas’s journey continues, both in person and through the pages of this book and his second book for young Australians - "Finding Our Heart". He has two books that will be released in August 2021. A childrens book about the Gurindji Wave Hill Walk Off. And a book about fatherhood from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s perspective. 


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