Mr Peter Yu has been appointed Vice President First Nations and to lead the National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS). Peter brings over 35 years' experience in Indigenous development and advocacy at a national and international level. His appointment marks the next chapter for NCIS and ANU’s approach to issues affecting Indigenous peoples.
This chapter will see the ANU work to deepen Australia's understanding and inclusion of Indigenous cultures and histories; help bring the voice and interests of Indigenous peoples to centre of Australian national discourse and policy discussion; and ensure Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, perspectives and experiences are respected, valued, accessed and incorporated into all the University’s activities.
Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.