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Making a Difference: Fifty Years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 1964–2014

© Copyright 2016 Rani Kerin
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Series: Indigenous Studies

Design: Les Thomas

Cover image: Monash Indigenous Centre's possum skin cloak, made by Loraine Padgham, Taungurung Language Group. The separate designs on each pelt represent the various disciplines taught at Monash University.

National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry:


Kerin, Rani, author.


Making a difference : fifty years of Indigenous programs at


Monash University, 1964 - 2014 / Rani Kerin.


9781925377248 (paperback)


Monash University. Centre for Research into Aboriginal




Aboriginal Australians--Education (Higher).


Aboriginal Australians--Social conditions.


Universities and colleges--Public services.


Community and college--Australia.

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Making a Difference: Fifty Years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 1964–2014

   by Rani Kerin