The Maroondah Journal has reported on Maroondah’s Reconciliation Week festivities and the launch of council’s Reconciliation Policy.
Councillor Alex Makin said Maroondah Council launched its Reconciliation Policy during the day. He said the statement outlined four key areas of its commitment to the local indigenous community”
Maroondah’s Reconciliation Policy will be accompanied by an annual action plan to measure council’s progress against the outcomes identified in the plan.
“The council is now looking forward to working in conjunction with residents and relevant organisations over the next four years to deliver on strategies and actions outlined in the statement,” Cr Makin said.
The policy encourages understanding and reconciliation between all Australians, with a focus on education, health and employment opportunities for all people within our community, including indigenous Australians.