The ACT Government’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Portal will provide a central access point for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to link to information on whole of government services, initiatives and events.

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2015-18

The signatories of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2015–18 are committed to:

  • pursuing equitable outcomes for members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the ACT
  • supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the community and their organisations to develop the opportunities, knowledge and skills to build an empowered, resilient and sustainable future.
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Education

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are fully engaged in life-long learning and positive generational experiences

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Cultural Identity

Community members celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Focused and effective services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the ACT

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Feeling Safe

Improved family and community safety, and families’ and communities’ perceptions of feeling safe

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Connecting the Community

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members are connected to strong family, social and support networks

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Employment and Economic Independence

Increased employment and private enterprise for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the ACT

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Leadership

Empowering people, creating confidence and self-esteem