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The Aboriginal Reference Group (ARG) meets regularly to communicate with the City, strengthen understanding and celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Aboriginal Reference Group is comprised of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members who live, work or are actively involved in the Cockburn community.
An Annual Gerneral Meeting (AGM) is held every year to consider to nominations and elect the next Aboriginal Refernce Group. The membership terms are for two years with 50% of the membership coming up for election one year and the other 50% in the next, in order to maintain continuity. If positions for membership become available during the year then new nominations can be considered.
Member Nomination Form
Membership nominations are now open for the Aboriginal Reference Group.
Details for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) are below:
Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020.
Venue: City of Cockburn Administration Building (Dining room) - 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood
The Cockburn Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community (living, working or studying) wishing to nominate, or re-nominate, as a member of the ARG are requested to complete an online member nomination form (above) or contact the Aboriginal Community Development Officer by COB Sunday 8 March 2020.
Please note Absentee Member Nominations may be accepted if the form is submitted to the Aboriginal Community Development Officer before closing date.
If you require assistance to complete the form, or have any questions about the Aboriginal Reference Group, please don’t hesitate to contact the Aboriginal Community Development Officer on the details below.
Those interested in membership should contact the City to discuss their interest and ensure they have read and are in agreement with the Terms of Reference and Meeting Guidelines.
Contact the Aboriginal Community Development Officer for more information on 08 9411 3444 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
9 Coleville Crescent,
PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965
Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this website may contain images and voices of deceased persons.