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.