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Photo: Aboriginal community members of the phase 2 Steering Committee. Left to right: Peter Jeffries, John McGuire, Taliah Payne, Cheryl Martin, Carol Martin OAM and Barry Winmar. Not pictured Lorraine Coppin and Tony Lee.
Planning for the Aboriginal Cultural Centre (ACC) project has reached another exciting milestone with 8 experienced Aboriginal community members joining the project’s Phase 2 Steering Committee.
Recognised for their experience working in a partnership approach with government and Aboriginal communities on major projects, the Aboriginal appointees to the Steering Committee are:
The Phase 2 Steering Committee will oversee the next stage of project development, which includes recommendation of the business case, the preparation of the project definition plan and continued community engagement.
The first meeting of the Phase 2 Steering Committee was held on 9 August 2023 where agenda items focused on establishment and governance matters. Outcomes of the first meeting of the Phase 2 Steering Committee include:
The Steering Committee were presented with a suite of establishment and foundational documents to consider.
The following foundational documents were endorsed by the Steering Committee:
The Steering Committee was provided an overview of the ACC business case, including:
The next Aboriginal Cultural Centre Steering Committee meeting is to be held on 18 October 2023.
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