Anthropos has provided a range of courses designed for professionals in both the private and public sectors. We can also draw upon the experience of Indigenous and other professionals associated in the design and delivery of our courses.

We offer challenging and innovative courses and workshops in such areas as:

  • principles of contemporary Indigenous social and political organisation
  • Aboriginal governance
  • working effectively with Aboriginal people and their organisations
  • native title and land rights
  • cross-cultural training; and
  • the design and management of organisations operating in a cross-cultural environment.

Anthropos has conducted highly successful courses for diverse clients such as the Attorney General's Department in South Australia, Oxfam / Community Aid Abroad, and Comalco. Courses have included:

  • Developing sustainable agreements with Aboriginal people: Full day workshop conducted with staff of Western Australian government agences, Perth, September, 2008.
  • Challenges to anthropological practice: non-Native Title outcomes and post-determination issues: Full day workshops (presented with Wendy Asche) to native title professionals under the auspices of the University of Queensland, Brisbane, March 2008 and Alice Springs May 2008.
  • Indigenous alcohol policy: A conceptual toolbox: Workshop conducted with Dr Maggie Brady for staff of the Indigenous Law and Justice Branch, Attorney General's Department, Canberra, November, 2007.
  • Building the capacity of Indigenous governance. Workshop presentation to IQPC conference Measuring and evaluating Indigenous service delivery, Alice Springs July 25–26, 2007
  • Native Title within the context of traditional laws and customs: Workshop presentation to the Negotiating Native Title Forum, Melbourne, February 26–27, 2007
  • Working in the 'recognition space' of native title: Workshop presented to staff of the Native Title Unit, Attorney General's Department, Canberra, May 2006.
  • Understanding and engaging with Aurukun: Workshop presented to Comalco staff and senior management, Weipa, December 2005.
  • There can be no Wik for the rested: Engaging with Aurukun: Workshop presented to Comalco staff and management, Weipa, September 2005.
  • Working with Aboriginal people and their organisations: A one-day workshop for Oxfam / Community Aid Abroad staff, Melbourne, April, 2005.
  • Working and researching with Aboriginal people: A course for staff of the Office of Crime Statistics and Research, Adelaide, April, 2004.
  • Applying the Native Title Act registration test: Anthropological perspectives. A workshop with the NNTT Sydney Registry, August 2003.
  • Working with Aboriginal People: A course for staff of the SA Crown Solicitor’s Office, April 2003.
  • Native Title – Achieving outcomes: A course for professionals. A course taught with Dr Julie Finlayson and Dr Nicolas Peterson at Adelaide University, February 2003.
  • Summer School on Native Title: A course taught with Dr Julie Finlayson at Adelaide University, February 2001.


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