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Photo: Community workshop with Nyamba Buru Yawuru in Broome.
The project team has been very busy working with engagement consultants Dr Richard Walley and Robyn Smith-Walley from Aboriginal Productions and Promotions (APP) on the implementation of the Aboriginal Engagement Strategy. During 2022, APP held 61 meetings
with over 380 people from the Noongar Nation of the South West region of Western Australia.
Project team members have also visited regional Aboriginal corporations to provide information sessions on the Aboriginal Cultural Centre and held information stalls at various state-wide forums and events. In total 32 meetings with over 530 participants
were held throughout the Mid West, Pilbara, Kimberley and Goldfields regions.
The important feedback we have gathered will continue to help us guide the development of the Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Some of the key feedback includes:
How we engaged with over 900 Aboriginal people and communities in 2022:
Our engagements with Aboriginal people and community members are invaluable and build awareness and support for the project which is essential for its future success.
We thank everyone who has kindly contributed their time and valuable input into the Aboriginal Cultural Centre project during 2022 — without the generosity of Aboriginal people and communities we wouldn’t be heading into 2023 excited for the
If you would like more information on the ACC or to arrange a briefing, please contact the project team via email at ACC@dlgsc.wa.gov.au
Photo: Yamatji on Country event in Geraldton.
Photo: Regional engagement at the Aboriginal Art Centre Hub Western Australia Forum held in Geraldton.
Photo: Meeting with Southern Aboriginal Corporation. Image credit Facebook.
Aboriginal Cultural Centre
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