Traditional owner relationships are one of the first and most important interactions exploration companies will develop. But how well are their traditions and stories known in mining-rich regions such as the North West Minerals Province?

This webinar seeks to bring together geologists and explorers with their First Nations counterparts for an afternoon of culture and stories of the land.


  • Charlene Berndt, Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Futures, and Marion Renouf, A/Manager, Department of Resources - "Resources and Path to Treaty"
  • Joshua Gorringe, General Manager, Mithaka Aboriginal Corporation – "Future proofing relationships"
  • Leroy Wilson, Indigenous Engagement specialist, Regional Economic Solutions – "My Country"
  • Matt Denyer, Principal Advisor, Indigenous Partnerships & Communications, Minerals Council of Australia – "A critical industry. A critical opportunity"

About GSQ-UQ Webinar Series 2023

Welcome to the Geological Survey of Queensland and The University of Queensland (GSQ-UQ) 2023 webinar series, a collaborative series of webinar and workshops.

Jointly curated by GSQ and UQ's Sustainable Minerals Institute, the main goal of the series is to find new ways to support the minerals industry in Queensland, think about new techniques, and help define new and exciting targets.

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