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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF MEETING
Monday, 12th April 2010


6 April 2010


Members

I hereby inform you that a meeting of the Aboriginal Advisory Committee of the Council will be held at the Civic Centre, Hurstville on Monday, 12th April 2010 at 5.30 pm for consideration of the business mentioned hereunder.

Victor G D Lampe
General Manager


BUSINESS

1. Apologies

2. Confirmation of Minutes of previous meeting

3. Matters arising from previous meeting

4. Disclosures of Interest

5. Agenda items

6. General Business

7. Next meeting on Monday 7 June 2010 at 5.30 pm


The Quorum for the meeting is 4

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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

SUMMARY OF ITEMS
Monday, 12th April 2010

ITEMS


AB006-10 UPDATE ON RECONCILIATION WEEK 2010 (10/471)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


AB007-10 UPDATE ON NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATION 2010 (10/472)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


AB008-10 NAIDOC WEEK AWARD NOMINATION (10/472)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


AB009-10 NAIDOC WEEK SCHOOL INITIATIVES PROPOSAL 2010 (10/469)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


AB010-10 FLYING THE ABORIGINAL FLAG (10/469)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)


AB011-10 GENERAL BUSINESS (10/469)
(Report by Community Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam)




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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB006-10UPDATE ON RECONCILIATION WEEK 2010
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/471



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Local celebration will be marked by two events during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June). The events will reflect the theme for 2010 Reconciliation: Let’s see it through!


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Hurstville City Council will organise two events to celebrate Reconciliation Week this year. Council will host a Reconciliation Week morning tea on Thursday 27 May 2010 from 10am-11.30am at Council Foyer. The morning tea will welcome two guest speakers working towards the promotion of reconciliation. Other cultural activities are also planned for the day.

The second event is to be a Reconciliation cultural walk on Monday 31 May from 10am – 12.30pm at Lime Kiln Bay, Oatley Park.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX


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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB007-10UPDATE ON NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATION 2010
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/472



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

As part of this year’s celebrations, Hurstville City Council is holding a series of events from 2 – 9 July 2009 for families, young people and children. The theme for NAIDOC Week 2010 is “Unsung Heroes - Closing the Gap by Leading Their Way”.


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Local Celebration of NAIDOC Week will commence on Friday 2 July 2010 by holding an Opening Ceremony at Centre Stage, Westfield Hurstville. Ten different activities are being organised during NAIDOC Week this year. There will be something for everyone in the community to participate in during the week. It will also give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the opportunity to display the richness of their culture and heritage to the rest of the local community.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX


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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB008-10NAIDOC WEEK AWARD NOMINATION
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/472



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

National NAIDOC Week Award Nomination is open until 30 April 2010.


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The Committee was asked to nominate local people for the National NAIDOC Week Award to recognize their achievements in helping to Close The Gap by Leading Their Way in a variety of fields. The information about the nominees needs to be submitted before the due date to enable the nominations to be lodged on time.

As no names have been received it is suggested that the Committee nominates Marjorie Anderson, Louise Durmush, June Reimer and Annette Webb for the Award in recognition of their efforts.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX


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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB009-10NAIDOC WEEK SCHOOL INITIATIVES PROPOSAL 2010
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/469



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Director of NAIDOC Week School Initiatives has submitted a proposal to Council for financial support for NAIDOC Week School Initiatives.



AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Council has always been supportive of this initiative and provided $450 in most years.This is used towards the design, printing and distribution to schools across council's local government area. This year they are asking for continuos support.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX


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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB010-10FLYING THE ABORIGINAL FLAG
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/469



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

It was suggested at the last meeting of the Committee that Council be requested to consider flying the Aboriginal Flag on a permanent basis on the Civic Centre building rather than just during celebrations.


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

The request was considered by Council at its meeting on 25 March 2010 where it was resolved that the request not be granted.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX


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ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Monday, 12th April 2010

AB011-10GENERAL BUSINESS
Report Author/sCommunity Worker Multicultural & Indigenous Services, Ms J Bassam
File10/469



EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Committee discussion of General Business.


AUTHOR RECOMMENDATION

THAT the information be received and noted.


REPORT DETAIL

Committee discussion of General Business.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - AB

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION - SD

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



RESOLUTION - CCL

THAT Council notes that the Aboriginal Advisory Committee did not meet as scheduled on Monday 12th April 2010 due to the lack of a quorum, and receives and notes the report.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)





APPENDIX