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Memorandum of Understanding between the Queensland University of Technology and the South-East Queensland ATSIC Regional Council
|Date:||19 September 2002|
|Sub Category:||Memorandum of Understanding|
|Location:||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
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|Subject Matter:||Collaboration / Partnership | Education | Employment and Training | Reconciliation | Research|
|The Memorandum of Understanding between QUT and the South-East Queensland ATSIC Regional Council ('the MOU') was signed by Dr Colin Dillon, a councillor of the South-East Queensland ATSIC Regional Council, and Professor Dennis Gibson, Vice-Chancellor of QUT, in September 2002. The MOU is a commitment to reconciliation and social justice issues. |
The MOU was the first signed between a university and an ATSIC regional council (QUT 2002). It is intended as a pilot for future MOUs concerned with collaborative activities between the paries (see McConville 2002: 21).
Negotiations for the MOU took place over between the Regional Council and the Oodgeroo Unit at QUT (see QUT c2003).
The MOU provides for the parties to share research information, create programs aimed at increasing indigenous employment and collaborate on research and infrastructure development projects (see QUT 2002).
McConville (2002: 21) describes the terms of the MOU as follows. Note that his paper was written prior to the finalisation of the MOU:
The parties aim to:
According to McConville (2002: 21), the MOU provides that 'QUT will survey its Faculties and Divisions to map existing partnership activity with Indigenous organisations, and elicit areas of potential interest.' Subsequently, both parties 'will identify and pursue specific opportunities arising from this mapping exercise.'
|Greg McConville (2002) Regional Agreements, Higher Education and Representations of Indigenous Australian Reality: Why wasn't I taught that in School? in 45(1) Australian Universities Review|
|Queensland University of Technology (QUT) (September 2002) QUT signs agreement with ATSIC QUT Student news & archive|
|Queensland University of Technology (QUT) (March 2007) Indigenous Employment Strategy|
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