31 October - 2 November 2022 | Brisbane Australia

Hon Prof Henrietta Marrie AM

Hon Prof Henrietta Marrie AM, Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods, The University of Queensland

Presentation: Future of First Nations Food Systems and Emerging Trends

Henrietta is an Honorary Professor with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods, The University of Queensland. She provides advice on the strategic direction of Uniquely Australian Foods research and best practice protocols to protect the rights and interests of Indigenous project participants playing a critical role in driving the Australian native foods industry forward. She is an Aboriginal Australian from the Yidinji tribe, directly descended from Ye-i-nie, an Aboriginal leader in the Cairns region. In 1905, the Queensland Government awarded Ye-i-nie with a king plate in recognition of his local status as a significant Walubara Yidinji leader. Professor Marrie has produced over 100 papers and reports in academic journals and has chapters in many edited books. She has a Master of Environmental and Local Government Law at Macquarie University and is a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to the community as an advocate for Indigenous cultural heritage and intellectual property rights, and to education. Professor Marrie was the first Aboriginal person from Australia to be selected for a full-time professional position with the United Nations agency, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations Environment Programme based in Montreal, Canada. In 2018, Professor Henrietta Marrie was named as one of the Queensland Greats by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk


31 October – 2 November
2022 Brisbane Australia

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