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Latrobe City Statement of Commitment to Indigenous People and Statement of Reconciliation

Category: Event
Date: 1 March 2000
Sub Category:Statement of Commitment/Intention
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Subject Matter: | Cultural Heritage | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests | Reconciliation | Local Government
Summary Information:
The Latrobe City Statement of Commitment to Indigenous People and Statement of Reconciliation was developed through a consultative process between the Latrobe City Council and the Braiakaulung Advisory Committee. It includes a wide range of commitments and recommendations related to a variety of areas, including advocacy, cultural heritage, Indigenous business, place names, cultural awareness, consultation, employment and training and redressing disadvantage.
Detailed Information:
Some of the achievements of the committee thus far have been:
- The development and implementation of an Indigenous employment strategy within Latrobe City;
- The development of a Latrobe City cultural awareness program;
- Welcome signage to Latrobe City now includes welcome and goodbye written in the Braiakaulung language;
- Participation in many cross-cultural activities and celebrations;
- Participation on the Gippsland Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee;
- Representation on, and presentations to, a variety of committees, activities, celebrations and events.

Related Entries

  • Latrobe City Council - Signatory
  • Braiakaulung Advisory Committee
  • Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committees

  • References

    Indigenous Interagency Coordination Committee for Local Government, Municipal Association of Victoria (2002) Toomnangi: Indigenous Communities and Local Government - A Victorian Study


    Statement of Commitment/Intention (Australia)

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