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Cobble Cobble woman and constitutional lawyer

Professor Megan Davis

About Professor Megan -

Professor Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble woman of the Barrungam nation in southwest Queensland and a constitutional lawyer from the University of New South Wales. She also serves as an expert with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Articles by Professor Megan

Homilies & Addresses Professor Megan Davis Homilies & Addresses

2022 Brisbane Peace Lecture

“Our Country, our land, is integral to who we are. Our culture is a gerontocracy, which means that our Elders, our old people, lead decision making in communities, and are the cultural authority in our communities. The fundamental normative principle is that decision needs to be driven by community. So we designed a process that would enable us to seek advice from communities via a structured, deliberative dialogue process,” says Professor Megan Davis