DISCUSSION PAPER SCIENCE GALLERY MELBOURNE DEVELOPMENT OF A FIRST NATIONS FRAMEWORK
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
We Acknowledge the First Nations Peoples of the Land and we also like to pay respect to
the Elders both past and present and extend that respect to other First Nations people this
document may come across.
We also acknowledge the existing work in the sector by First Nations communities, organisations
and government agencies that have contributed to developing protocols and building
relationships that is lead to this point.

OVERVIEW
Traditional knowledge has had great economic advancement for First Nation Peoples in
industries that range from tourism, agricultural entertainment, arts, media, and communications
through to the biotechnology industry.

Australia is home to some of the world’s first astronomers, scientist, inventors and agriculturist
and the Melbourne Science Gallery wants to celebrate and share this rich and important culture
and science of the world.

The Melbourne Science Gallery has developed this Discussion Paper to support a First Nations
Framework that will guide better engagement with First Nations Peoples.

Key Stakeholders are invited to consider the ideas and aspirations in the discussion paper and
provide input.

Views are sought on the following key themes:

• Building strong relationships
• Community protocols
• Guidelines for Indigenous curatorial practices

Your comments on this paper will assist in shaping how we do better business with First Nations
Peoples in the Melbourne Science Gallery.

Download and read the full discussion paper here: https://bit.ly/2DsDxH5

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