Registration Centre

Does Jesus believe in Land rights?

  • 08 Jun 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tauondi Aboriginal Community College, 1 Lipson St, Pt Adelaide
  • 20


  • Full Time university student/volunteer/Parish worker/Chaplain/Youth Minister
  • Individuals:
    Cost for day $49.50 (GST must be charged)
    A separate invoice will be generated by the CEO Finance team
  • Catholic Schools/Organisations:
    Cost for day $45
    A separate invoice will be generated by the CEO Finance team

Registration is closed

Join us in Christian theological discussions about Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Atonement and their connections with Colonisation. Anglican Pastor Ray Minniecon will introduce us to theological and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives on the "Doctrine of Discovery" and pertinent socio-historical topics such as the Letters Patent, Constitutional Recognition and Threaty helping us to discern our role as Catholic Christians within the Reconciliation agenda as a social justice imperative.    

What this means for Catholic Education South Australia and Culturally respectful, safe and transformative schooling contexts, pedagogies and curriculum initiatives will be investigated further in collaboration with Jonathan Lindsay-Tjapaltjarri Hermawan and Dr Roma Aloisi.

Limited spaces available. 

Venue:  Tauondi Aboriginal Community College - 1 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide (Seminar room) -

Dr Roma Aloisi
Is a multi-cultural, multi-lingual and spiritual woman, first generation Australian of Calabrian heritage. Roma has enjoyed a multi-disciplinary educational career as: teacher and school based leader Currently Senior Education Advisor: ATSI Education & Senior Secondary Education, Roma’s diverse academic background spans interests across: education, theology and gender-race-ethnicities. Roma’s Doctoral thesis: Speaking the Unspeakable. Interrogating leadership: gender-race-ethnicity in Australian Catholic Education was nominated for two research awards. Roma also received a Transformational Leadership in Indigenous Education award from the University of Adelaide.

Jonathan Lindsay-Tjapaltjarri Hermawan
A multi-cultural and multi-lingual man whose cultural and spiritual home is Walungurru (Kintore) Community near the NT/WA border. He is a qualified teacher/educator and is currently the Central Australia Manager for Red Dust Role Models. Jonathan is an Indigenous Education Ambassador for the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, 2015 NT NAIDOC Award recipient and a prominent motivational speaker on the importance of schooling and learning for life. Since 2012 Jonathan’s commitment, support and contribution to the work of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Team has been considerable and extensive.

Intended for:  APRIM/REC/Religious Leaders, Teachers of all Years and ATSI Ed Focus teachers

System Accredited Module:  Yes

AITSL Australian Professional Standards:

  • Standard 1: Know students and how they learn (1.3 & 1.4)
  • Standard 2: Know the content and how to teach it (2.4)
  • Standard 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning ( 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 )
  • Standard 4: Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments (4.1)
  • Standard 6: Engage in professional learning (6.2, 6.3, 6.4)
  • Standard 7: Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/caregivers and the community (7.3 & 7.4)

Domains: Catholic Identity; Focused vision and goals; Strong leadership; High expectations of all; High quality teaching and learning; Strong home, school, community engagement

Registration enquiries:  Roma Aloisi, phone 8301 6892

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