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The Australian National University

Elizabeth Ganter

Document: Research Monograph

How can you make decisions about Aboriginal people when you can’t even talk to the people you’ve got here that are blackfellas?’ So ‘Sarah’, a senior Aboriginal public servant, imagines a conversation with the Northern Territory Public Service. Her question suggests tensions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have accepted the long-standing invitation to join the ranks of the public service.

Document: Staff Profile

Research interests

Indigenous political studies, public policy and administration, Australian history, political theory, minority representation.

Elizabeth is collaborating with CAEPR on the publication of a monograph from her PhD thesis on Indigenous contributions through public sector employment. The monograph will explore the tensions of representation for Indigenous senior public servants and their mobility between government and community sector employment in the Northern Territory.

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