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Theme 1: Understand, Acknowledge and Respect

Strategic Objective 1

Build awareness and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and peoples so we can contribute towards the reconciliation process and acknowledge and celebrate the resilience, strengths and contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to the community.

Focus areas for action

  • Improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness within Council and in the community. 
  • Acknowledge and/or celebrate dates of significance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Acknowledge the Traditional Owners, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation, within Council and across the municipality. 
  • Council to develop a better understanding of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities in Boroondara. 
  • Acknowledge and celebrate local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, histories, cultures and peoples. 
Flowers along the Wurundjeri Heritage Trail