Reconciliation Action Plan program E very Australian organisation can make a contribution to reconciliation. WHO IS RECONCILIATION AUSTRALIA?. Independent, not for profit, peak body Bi-cultural organisation 50:50 Indigenous : Non Indigenous at all levels
Reconciliation Action Plan programEvery Australian organisation can make acontribution to reconciliation.
WHO IS RECONCILIATION AUSTRALIA?
Independent, not for profit, peak body
50:50 Indigenous : Non Indigenous at all levels
Funded by Federal Government and corporate sponsors
Office in Canberra and Recognise campaign office in Sydney
WHY IS RECONCILIATION IMPORTANT?
Trustis extremely low;
Prejudiceis unacceptably high;
Substantial economic, education and heath gap
WITHOUT THE RIGHT ‘ENVIRONMENT’, PROGRESS ON CLOSING THE GAP TARGETS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLOW
Governments across Australia spend $25billion each year on programs aimed at closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.
There has been some movement, but progress is very slow.
Reconciliation is about changing this context;
laying the foundations
TRUST IS LOW, BUT RELATIONSHIP IS IMPORTANT
Support life outcomes
… through the mobilisation of others.
A RANGE of settings
Communities of Interest
A SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION
RAPs ARE DRIVING SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE
AND HAVING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOUR
WHAT IS A RAP?
A business plan for action
Engaging Your ‘sphere of influence’ to promote reconciliation
Culture & values
Vision for reconciliation
R.I.S.E.: DEVELOPING A PLAN THAT SUITS YOUR ORGANISATION
ALL RAPs CONTAIN MINIMUM ACTIONS
RESOURCES TO HELP YOU