Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee (ATSIAC)

As part of our commitment to acknowledge and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our community an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee (ATSIAC) was created in October 2018.

 

How to contact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee

If you would like to contact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee please send us an email. This email will be received by the Community Development department who will ensure it is forwarded to the relevant committee member.

 

Committee functions:

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee provides leadership and direction to Council on:

  • Interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the sector that supports them, at a local (Council and the broader community) state and federal level.
  • Best practice models in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sector throughout the Toowoomba Regional Council area.
  • Emerging opportunities and issues relative to the trends and needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the region.
  • The establishment of protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • The development and implementation of the Toowoomba Regional Council Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Tourism opportunities which will promote the rich history of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

Meeting times

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee meetings occur monthly on the third Thursday of each month (excluding public holidays) at 4.30pm - 6.30pm. 

 

Current committee members

  • Chair - Councillor Geoff McDonald
  • Councillor - Megan O’Hara Sullivan
  • Caitlin Easton
  • Chris Hicks
  • Dean McCarthy
  • Deb Anderson
  • Deena Dodd
  • Priscilla Holborn
  • Nikki Spackman-Robson
  • Joshua Waters
  • Tim Knox
Last Updated: Tuesday, 05 March 2019 14:12
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