Megan Davis


Professor Megan Davis is Pro Vice Chancellor Indigenous UNSW. Megan is a Professor of Law and an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court. Professor Davis is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the NSW Sentencing Council.

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11 Sep 2017

This week marks ten years since the United Nations adopted its first Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Journal article

19 Jan 2016


Aboriginal affairs – once the subject of Australian innovation in policy and law reform attended to by the routine scrutiny of an informed and inquisitive Fourth Estate – are no more. Gone is the sophisticated knowledge of the William Stanner, Barrie Dexter...

Journal article

26 Aug 2015

INTRODUCTION: This paper is on Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination and its exercise through democratic participation. First, I will expound on why the right to self-determination—as configured in international law, translated by many states and adopted by Indigenous communities—enhances liberal democratic governance. Then I will...


30 Jun 2012

This brief describes some of the promising efforts to reduce Indigenous family violence in Australia and overseas, including both government and community initiatives, as well as support mechanisms and measures for victims.

The issue of family violence in Indigenous communities across Australia has been...

Briefing paper

31 Jan 2011

In the context of the Federal Government's commitment to hold a referendum to recognise Indigenous Australians in the Constitution, this research brief considers some of the potential options for Indigenous-related reform.

The Indigenous Law Centre is conducting a research project looking at reform of...

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