Submissions Library

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Submission – Victorian Aboriginal Child and Community Agency (Economic Prosperity)

The Victorian Aboriginal Child and Community Agency (VACCA) is the peak Voice for Aboriginal children in Victoria.

This submission looks at: historic and current barriers to economic prosperity; consequences of systemic injustices; ending systemic economic injustice; and building strengths-based economic participation and growing the Aboriginal economy.

Size: 1.16 MB
Date: 12 April 2024

Submission – Denise Sweet

Denise Sweet is a Bundjalung Gumbaynggirr woman currently on Wergaia country.

This submission is a transcript of Denise Sweet recounting her family’s experiences of injustice since colonisation.

Please be aware that this submission contains sensitive material.

Submission – Reconciliation Australia (Economic Prosperity)

Reconciliation Australia is the national organisation promoting reconciliation between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This submission details how the Reconciliation Action Plan Program provides insights into strategies developed and utilised to support self-determination of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through economic participation.

Size: 939.44 KB
Date: 27 March 2024

Submission – Waluwin Foundation

Waluwin Foundation’s purpose is to return Aboriginal people back to a productive, sustainable life on Country.

This submission is the Waluwin Foundation paper “How can First Nations people buy the farm? The re-establishing the First Nations agrarian economy”.

Size: 537.68 KB
Date: 2 March 2024

Submission – Anonymous 462

This submission describes the barriers to Victorian First Nations peoples being able to engage in mainstream
society as members of community.

Size: 129.41 KB
Date: 20 February 2024