Monica Morgan20.02.09
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Monica Morgan20.02.09

on

  • 774 views

Monica Morgan on Freshwater Systems, Indigenous Water Planning Forum, National Water Commission, February 2009

Monica Morgan on Freshwater Systems, Indigenous Water Planning Forum, National Water Commission, February 2009

Statistics

Views

Total Views
774
Views on SlideShare
774
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Monica Morgan20.02.09 Monica Morgan20.02.09 Presentation Transcript

    • Australian Indigenous Freshwater Forum
    • Objectives;
    • Identify & discuss Key Water Systems in Australia
    • Collaborate with knowledge base Indigenous representatives that have motivation for progress and are able to ring back information to their network
    • Examining guiding principles for Indigenous water planning that can inform the process for the Indigenous Water Planning Forum
    • Develop a strategic process to move forward in partnership with National Water Commission
    • Group Workshops Indigenous interests in NWI Freshwater Systems
    • Tropical Freshwater Systems
    • Arid Freshwater Systems
    • Ground Freshwater Systems
    • Rivers and Forest Freshwater Systems
    • Lakes and Wetland Freshwater Systems
    • Urban Freshwater Systems
    • Rights & Native Title Interest in Australian Freshwater Systems
    • “ Closing the Gap”
    • Practical outcomes v’s rights approach
    • “ I will follow the outcomes of this forum with great interest – hoping to see a practical pathway emerge for Indigenous engagement in water planning which improves economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes.”
    • Penny Wong
    • Minister for Climate Change & Water
    • Rising the profile of Indigenous People within the the National Water Initiative
    • National level
    • Engaging through the COAG process and
    • Developing an Indigenous Advocacy group to champion Indigenous rights and interests in Water
    • International level
    • Participation within the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples
    • Application of International conventions as best practise toward developing consistent standards of engagement and policy formulation .
    • Creation of a National Indigenous Freshwater Group .
    • Six Indigenous people were nominated from the forum to form an interim committee,
    • To engage with the NWC and to forward the interests of Indigenous peoples at a national level
    • Develop the terms of reference and the purpose for a National Indigenous freshwater representative group
    • Convene a National Indigenous Conference to report back on progress with the NWI process and to gain informed consent on the recommendations of the interim committee
    • Ensure that there are adequate resources made available for the long term participation of Indigenous Peoples
    • Interim members
    • Kevin Giles
    • Kate Kiss
    • Monica Morgan
    • Nolan Hunter
    • Evelyn Crawford
    • David Collard
    • “ We want participation in
    • the economy but not at the expense of our culture.”
    • Joe Edgar