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Commitment to Indigenous Australians by Eurobodalla Shire Council

Category: Event
Sub Category:Statement of Commitment/Intention
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
Subject Matter:Reconciliation | Local Government
Summary Information:
A Commitment to Indigenous Australians was signed for and on behalf of the Eurobodalla Shire Council by the Mayor and for and on behalf of the Aboriginal Community.
Detailed Information:
The Commitment states:

The Council of the Shire of Eurobodalla acknowledges that Indigenous Australians were the first people of this area and survived European settlement for two centuries.

Eurobodalla Shire Council acknowledges and grieves for the loss by the Indigenous people of their land, their children, their health and their lives.

We acknowledge the right of Indigenous Australians to live according to their values and custom, subject to law and we commit ourselves to respect Aboriginal special places.

The Council supports working together with Indigenous Australians to bring about a mutually acceptable instrument of reconciliation which will promote a greater understanding of our peoples, their history and culture.

The Council recognises the valuable contribution of Indigenous Australians to our area and we look forward to a future of mutual respect and harmony.

Related Entries

  • Local Agreement between Eurobodalla Shire Council and Aboriginal Community
  • Wallaga Lake ‘Place Based Approach’ Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
  • Organisation
  • Eurobodalla Shire Council - Signatory
  • People
  • Yuin People
  • Bugelli-Manji People
  • Eurobodalla Indigenous Community - Signatory

  • Glossary

    Statement of Commitment/Intention (Australia)

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