Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Budget Statement 2019-20


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Budget Statement 2019-20

The ACT Government is committed to delivering equitable outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans. In February 2019, the Government signed up to a new partnership with the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Elected Body through the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2019-2028.

The Agreement is underpinned by the principle of self- determination and retains the overarching theme of strong families. The 2019-20 ACT Budget continues the Government’s investment against the priorities identified by the community through the Agreement.

We’re building on the strength of Canberra’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and investing in early intervention with more culturally appropriate services and initiatives to address the impacts of intergenerational disadvantage.

Through the 2019 Budget we will:

These initiatives build on the Government’s recent investments and initiatives to build stronger families and a more connected community through:

By partnering with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans, their organisations and representative bodies we will help build stronger families, boost economic development and support cultural integrity together.


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