Our vision is of a place where language is spoken easily, Traditional Owners are respected, Countries are cared for appropriately and Cultures are proudly lived by all our Peoples.
Our vision will only be realised through:
- respecting Traditional Owner rights and responsibilities to Culture and Community
- supporting our Peoples to advocate, communicate and educate about these inherited, fundamental and spiritual responsibilities for the benefit of all people
- significant legislative changes, ensuring Traditional Owners manage their Cultural Heritage.
Our purpose is to uphold Traditional Owner rights and responsibilities to Culture and Community. Supporting our People to advocate, communicate and educate about these inherited, fundamental and spiritual responsibilities for the benefit of all people.
Our Peoples are the Traditional Owners, custodians of a rich and complex system of values that inform our day to day to lives, governance structures and systems of belief. They are values of respect – respect for each other, respect for Country and respect for Ancestors.
Supporting our People to proudly live Cultures and care for Countries.
Ensuring honesty, respect, integrity and fairness all Council’s work.
Advocating for the inherent rights of our Peoples.
Standing shoulder to shoulder with each other in our decision making.
Our Objectives are numbered Ganbo to Woduyullul (1 to 5) in the Bunurong language.
Our Peoples’ managing their Cultural Heritage.
Community understanding of our Cultural Heritage.
Council’s independent and authoritative voice.
Supported and strengthened RAPs.
Our Peoples’ responsibilities to our Ancestors.