Our aim

Our aim is to protect the interests and further the aspirations of Aboriginal people of the Clarence Valley and we are committed to assisting Aboriginal community groups and individuals with a range of issues including; grant application assistance, advocating for improvements to Government departments on behalf of these   communities, partnering in projects etc. In addition to this, we aim to:

  • recognise the Clarence Valley's rich Aboriginal heritage and culture in its immediate and long-term activities;
  • support and resource Clarence Valley Aboriginal Advisory Committee (CVAAC) and Aboriginal Interagency to promote better understanding and cooperative service delivery;
  • recognise and support important dates of celebrations to the ATSI people; NAIDOC, Reconciliation & Anniversary of National Apology and promote Aboriginal participation in other community celebrations;
  • continue to promote Aboriginal employment and training opportunities within Council and the local area; and 
  • participate in Aboriginal Officer networks at the local, regional and state level to ensure our community benefits from the learning's of other Aboriginal communities.