Reconciliation Action Plan - Relationships

We have four relationship actions in our Reconciliation Action Plan.
Action Deliverable Timeline Responsibility
1. Establish and strengthen mutually beneficial relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders and organisations. Identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders and organisations within our local area or sphere of influence. December 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
Research best practice and principles that support partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders and organisations. December 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
Establish a preferred communication strategy of engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stakeholders and Organisation networks December 2020 Manager Healthy Communities, Senior Lead Diversity & Inclusion
Establish Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander feedback mechanism through the “Have your say” page on Geelong Australia website July 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
The Mayor, CEO and Director Community Life to meet with Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation and CEO Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative bi-annually to ensure strategic, advocacy and media opportunities are mutually agreeable to both organisations September 2020 and March 2021 Mayor, CEO and Director Community Life
2. Build relationships through celebrating National Reconciliation Week (NRW). Circulate Reconciliation Australia’s NRW resources and reconciliation materials to our staff. April 2021 Director People and Culture
RAP Working Group members to participate in an external NRW event. 27 May to 3 June 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
Encourage and support staff and senior leaders to participate in at least one external event to recognise and celebrate NRW. 27 May to 3 June 2020 Director People and Culture
Invite local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members to participate in the digital artwork display June 2020 Manager Arts and Culture, Manager Healthy Communities
Support an external National Reconciliation Week event 27 May to 3 June 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
3. Promote reconciliation through our sphere of influence. Communicate our commitment to reconciliation to all staff. July 2020 Chief Executive Officer/Director People and Culture
Identify external stakeholders that our organisation can engage with on our reconciliation journey and invite them to participate in our events and activities December 2020 Director Community Life
Identify Registered Aboriginal Party and other like-minded organisations that we could approach to collaborate with on our reconciliation journey. June 2020 Manager Healthy Communities
4. Promote positive race relations through antidiscrimination strategies. Research best practice and policies in areas of race relations and anti-discrimination. January 2021 Director People and Culture
Conduct a review of HR policies and procedures to identify existing antidiscrimination provisions, and future needs. January 2021 Director People and Culture




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