Reconciliation Network: Northern Sydney Region (RNNSR) Founded in 2000 comprises representatives of Northern Sydney Reconciliation organisations including LRGs, plus Indigenous Services & Networks and Local Governments & Community Support Groups. RNNSR provides a forum for members and guests to meet together to discuss and act on matters related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, to social justice and the truth-telling of Australian history. RNNSR appreciates the partnership and support of all nine Northern Sydney Local Councils and for [...]


Stolen Generations

Bringing Them Home Report One of the most widespread and damaging assaults on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia has been the forced separation of children from their families. This occurred in every state and territory from the late 1800s until well into the 1970s. Thousands of children were taken from their families during this period, and have become known as the Stolen Generations. Bringing Them Home, the 1997 Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of [...]

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Acknowledgement of Country As a sign of respect to the traditional owners of this land, more and more speakers at public events are opening their addresses with an "Acknowledgement of Country". The ASG have produced a bookmark outlining the protocol for Acknowledging Country. Please click here for details. Ask First: A Guide to Respecting Indigenous Heritage Places and Values Ask First: A guide to respecting Indigenous heritage places and values, Australian Heritage Commission, 2002 (now the Australian Heritage Council). Protocols for Consultation [...]



National Native Title Tribunal The Tribunal is a Commonwealth Government body that facilitates the making of agreements among Indigenous people, governments, industry and others whose rights or interests may co-exist with native title rights and interests. Web: Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRB) This website provides information on NTRBs and assists native title claimants and the general public to understand the function of the NTRBs under the Native Title Act 1993. Web: Treaty Online Exhibition (AIATSIS) The Treaty exhibition contains [...]


Human Rights & Legal

Australasian Legal Information Institute’s Indigenous Law Resources The Reconciliation and Social Justice Internet Project is a collaborative project of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) which aims to further Aboriginal reconciliation and social justice via the internet. This excellent site provides access to a range of Indigenous law resources, including links to legislation, reports, and research. Web: Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) HREOC is responsible for anti-discrimination and human rights in [...]

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health This site provides information relating to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health research. Web: Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health This is the website for Australia’s national office for Indigenous health. Web: The Fred Hollows Foundation The Fred Hollows Foundation is a non-government organisation which aims to improve the health outcomes of Indigenous Australians and to eradicate avoidable blindness in developing countries. The website includes information about their Indigenous Health Program, [...]


Economics & Enterprise

Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) Centre at the Australian National University focussing on national indigenous economic policy issues. Web: Indigenous Stock Exchange (ISX) This website links and features Indigenous enterprises from around the country. The primary goal of ISX is to support the development of sustainable Indigenous businesses across Australia. The trading floors allow either large or small businesses to put forward their needs for investment and/or mentoring support. Use this site to find out about how [...]

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Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) A community based Aboriginal organisation made up of volunteers with regional and local branches throughout the State, the NSW AECG provides support to Aboriginal communities on Aboriginal Education and related issues, and promotes their involvement in developing policy direction in NSW. Local branches work with families and schools in their local communities. State Office, 37 Cavendish Street, Stanmore NSW 2048 Tel: (02) 9550 5666  Fax: (02) 9550 3361 Web: NSW HSC Online – Aboriginal [...]


Culture & Heritage

Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) AIATSIS promotes knowledge and understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, past and present. The library has extensive pictorial and sound archives, indexes, as well as family history and access units. GPO Box 553, Canberra ACT 2601 Tel: (02) 6246 1111  Fax: (02) 6249 7310 Web: Access the excellent AIATSIS online exhibitions through their library digitisation program at Australian Museum The Australian Museum’s website provides great online access to its Aboriginal [...]

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Indigenous Media

ABC (Australian Broadcasting Commission) Message Stick is ABC’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander website, containing news, arts and events, cultural protocol, employment and more. A weekly TV program airs Fridays at 6pm and repeats Sundays at 1.30pm. Web: Awaye is the Indigenous art and culture program on Radio National, airing Fridays at 1pm and repeated Saturdays at 6pm. Web: Gadigal Information Service A community based media arts and information service for the Indigenous community in Sydney.  Listen to Koori Radio (93.7FM) [...]

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