About these information sessions
A series of 7 information sessions will be held in various regional locations across WA and in Perth for stakeholders to hear about recommendations from Phase 1 of consultation held in 2022 and the proposed model for how the Bill is expected to work in practice.
Each session will be led by Ms Roanna Edwards from PricewaterhouseCoopers Indigenous Consulting Pty Ltd and be supported by a graphic scribe. Register for a session by clicking on the relevant link below.
Roanna Edwards is a Whadjuk and Ballardong Noongar woman, and a Director at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Indigenous Consulting, leading the firm's WA office. A journalist by trade, Roanna has spent over a decade working in Aboriginal Affairs across Commonwealth statutory bodies and State-owned utilities to deliver positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Who can attend? All stakeholders across Western Australia, including Aboriginal people and representative organisations, researchers and businesses.
Can't attend? You can also join in the session virtually or request a 1:1 meeting by getting in touch with the Biodiscovery Bill Project Team at email@example.com
|Broome||Friday, 12 May 2023||10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa Cultural Wellbeing Centre at Nyamba Buru Yawuru||Registrations open|
|Kununurra||Monday, 15 May 2023||10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||Registrations open|
|Albany||Monday, 22 May 2023||10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||Albany Entertainment Centre (Kalyenup Studio)||Registrations open|
|Port Hedland||Wednesday, 24 May 2023||10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||Registrations open|
Friday, 26 May 2023
|10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||
Goldfields Art Centre (Function Room)
|Geraldton||Monday, 29 May 2023||10am - 2pm (lunch provided)||
The Gerald Apartment Hotel (Fitzgerald Room
|Perth||Wednesday, 31 May 2023||
1pm - 5pm (afternoon tea provided)
Parmelia Hilton Perth (Karri Room)