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Guraki Aboriginal Advisory Committee

The Guraki Aboriginal Advisory Committee provides strategic advice and guidance with relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, gives life to Council’s commitment to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the City of Newcastle and engages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Local Government.

Guraki Aboriginal Advisory Committee Constitution (151Kb)

Meetings 

Meeting Date

Location

Business Papers

17 March 2014

Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council, 127 Maitland Road, Islington

Agenda (4.26Mb)       

No Minutes as meeting deferred to April (no Quorum)

14 April 2014

Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council, 127 Maitland Road, Islington

Agenda (4Mb)

Minutes (unconfirmed minutes will be loaded onto the website when they become available) 


View previous agenda and minutes

Membership

Six stakeholder representatives

  • Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Mindaribba Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Awabakal Newcastle Co-op
  • Yarnteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation
  • Wollotuka Institute, University of Newcastle

Three Councillors

  • Councillor Andrea Rufo
  • Councillor Therese Doyle
  • Councillor Allan Robinson  

Facilitator

Lillian Eastwood

Any person wishing to submit information to the committee may contact the Facilitator or contact the Committees Coordinator by email.

Terms of Reference

The terms of reference of the committee are:

  • To give life to Council’s commitment to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of The City of Newcastle
  • To provide strategic advice and guidance with relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues
  • To engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Local Government
  • To raise local awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues
  • To provide a united voice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of The City of Newcastle
  • To investigate, consider and prepare applications for federal and state government funding, grants and sponsorships.
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Contact us

City Administration Centre
282 King Street
Newcastle NSW Australia 2300

Tel: 02 4974 2000