There are around 5,000 people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander living in our region. We are committed to helping these communities by providing advice and support.

Aboriginal dance group
A large percentage of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population is considered to be in the youth category. While the traditional land is generally accepted as being Gaibul/Jarrowair country, there is a large contingent of predominantly Aboriginal people who have re-located to the Toowoomba Regional Council area for various reasons. Our commitment to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people is to assist in building the capacity of the local Indigenous and Torres ...
A website, Recognise Australia's first people, has been developed to provide factual details about the upcoming referendum on constitutional recognition of Australia's first people. The site provides background to the proposed referendum and articles for and against constitutional recognition. The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) worked with a Queensland Volunteer Working Group supported by Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR) and Reconcili ...
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