The Adelaide City Council's Reconciliation Committee formed in 2002 with goals to advance reconciliation in the City between Aboriginal and Torres Islander people and the wider City of Adelaide community.
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The Reconciliation Committee is currently dual chaired by The Right Honourable Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood and Ms Yvonne Agius and Mr Shouwn Oosting as the Deputy Chairperson.
L-R back row: Ivan Copley JP, OAM, Ribnga Green, Cr Megan Hender, Cr David Plumridge AM, Shouwn Oosting, Deputy Lord Mayor Dr Michael Llewellyn-Smith
L-R seated row: Vonda Last, Lynette Crocker, Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood, Yvonne Agius, Rod O'Brien, Absent: Sharron Williams, Andrew Birtwistle-Smith
The Right Honourable Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood
● Deputy Lord Mayor David Plumridge AM
● Councillor Megan Hender
● Councillor Dr Michael Llewellyn-Smith
Strategic Agency Representatives
● Ribnga Green, Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Division (AARD), Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC)
● Sharron Williams, Reconciliation South Australia
● Shouwn Oosting, Aboriginal Policy Coordinator Directorate, Department of Further Education, Employment Science and Technology (DFEEST)
Kaurna Nation Cultural Heritage Association Representative
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Representatives
● Ivan-Tiwu Copley, JP, OAM
● Andrew Birtwistle-Smith
● Yvonne Agius
●Rod Kudnuitja O'Brien
● Vonda Last
Terms of Reference and Reporting Requirement
The Adelaide City Council Reconciliation Committee will engage collaboratively with peak Government and non-Government reconciliation groups to advance reconciliation in the City and encourage and seek broad Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in Council activities and events.
The Reconciliation Committee reports to Council on its activities on an annual basis.
Process for Selection and Appointment
Are interested in helping out your community on the journey of reconciliation?
Recruitment for members is usually held every four years, however an opportunity may come up sooner if a vacancy arises.
For more information about the Adelaide City Council Reconciliation Committee, you can contact Council's Reconciliation Officer at: email@example.com