Alumni

Exhibition honours Griffith’s first Aboriginal art graduate

A new exhibition showcases the work of Griffith University’s first Aboriginal visual arts alumnus, the late Ron Hurley.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith launches Creative Arts Research Institute

Griffith University's new Creative Arts Research Institute will bring together leading thinkers from the music and performing arts, design, art and film worlds.
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Arts Education Law

First Nations academic wins epic public art commission

Dr Bianca Beetson will create one of Australia’s largest public artworks after securing a highly sought-after commission.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith walks the talk for National Reconciliation Week

Griffith University is leading the way in creating meaningful educational and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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Alumni

First Peoples artists unveil stunning public art commission

A pair of Griffith alumni are showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art by creating an eye-catching public art trail through Ipswich’s city centre.
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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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Alumni

First Nations opera graduate spreads her wings

First Nations opera alumnus Nina Korbe is spreading her wings with a postgraduate scholarship at the renowned Royal Academy of Music in London.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith celebrates the first teachers, artists, scientists and healers

2020 NAIDOC Week has been celebrated across Griffith, albeit more virtually than in previous years. 
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Alumni

Meet the First Nations researcher uncovering Queensland’s hidden histories

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Fiona Foley is cementing her position as one of the country's leading First Nations researchers, with the launch of her first book and a raft of fellowships and grants.
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Alumni

First Nations artist receives national recognition

First Nations student Debbie Taylor Worley will embark on an epic journey back to country after winning a prestigious art scholarship.
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Alumni

First nations advocate takes her place on the world stage

Sasha Purcell's Fulbright Scholarship brings her one step closer to her dream of advocating for Indigenous communities at the United Nations.
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Alumni

New partnership provides studio space for art alumni

Emerging artists are reaping the rewards of a new industry partnership that provides QCA graduates with studio space in the heart of Brisbane's cultural precinct.
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Arts Education Law

Aurora scholarship to open doors to the Ivy League

Griffith University Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student Bianca Crisp will pursue opportunities at the likes of Harvard and Oxford after being awarded an Aurora Study Symposium scholarship.
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Alumni

Indigenous art lecturer wins national fellowship

Dr Carol McGregor, who leads Griffith University's unique contemporary Indigenous art program, has received the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2020 John Mulvaney Fellowship.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Alarming inequity of Aboriginal water rights in NSW

Griffith University researchers found Aboriginal people have rights to only a tiny fraction of the available water in NSW.
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Arts Education Law

Award recipients bring Queensland’s past to life

Three Griffith University scholars are shining a light on the state's untold stories after receiving prestigious fellowships at the State Library of Queensland.
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Alumni

Indigenous artists reach finals of national art prize

Three artists from Griffith have made the finals of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA).
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Alumni

Chatting with the state’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer

Griffith alumnus Haylene Grogan has described the first few months of her job as Queensland’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer as “coming home.” The proud Kuku Yalanji and Tagalaka woman started her career in health as a nurse in 1983 and said she was “loving” her new position, calling the new […]
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