Indigenous Women, Leadership and Economic Development Event

A gathering for Indigenous Women to listen, to talk about and to share ideas about leadership and economic development for themselves, their families and their communities

8:30am - 5.30pm

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$75.00 – General Tickets 

$65.00 – ATSI Small business – ATSI women who own or are employed in an ATSI small business

$60.00 – ATSI Individual – ATSI women who are unemployed or full time students

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Registrations close THURSDAY 5.30pm on 02.06.2015

All registration payments must be paid by 5.00pm 03.06.2015

Venue & parking details 

Charles Darwin University (Casuarina Campus) International House - Building Brown 13  View Map

There is all day parking for $1.50 nearby or a free carpark is available 100-150 metre walk away



This is an Open Territory 2016 event facilitated by Paperbark Woman in partnership with Northern Institute. The meeting room has been kindly sponsored by International House, Charles Darwin University.

Lenore Dembski

About Lenore Dembski

Paperbark Woman is a Kungarakan woman from Darwin and has extensive experience in the public, private and community sectors.  In the past Lenore was the Director Aboriginal Development Unit in the Northern Territory Government from 1990 until 1997, where she was involved with employment, training and economic and community development programs, including grant provision.  Lenore has been involved in her own small business since the 1980s, expanding it in 1997 to designing and retailing clothing and textiles, assisting with project management activities, developing and running training courses and mentoring Aboriginal people wanting to get into and expand their business. Some of the board positions Lenore has held include President of North Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service, Chairperson of Yilli Rreung Regional Council of ATSIC, Member of the Board of the NT Employment and Training Authority and member of the ATSI Arts Board of the Australia Council.  As a Traditional Owner, Lenore has been a member of the liaison committees for the closed Woodcutters Mine since 2000 and the Rum Jungle Uranium Mine since 2010.