Economic development for remote communities

Economic development for remote communities Conference Paper

National Native Title Conference: Strong culture, strong country, strong future

  • Author(s): Michael Chiodo
  • Published: 2016
  • Publisher: AIATSIS

Abstract: The Northern Territory Government established an Office or Aboriginal Affairs in 2015, tasked with fostering economic development and job opportunities for Aboriginal communities. The Office of Aboriginal Affairs (OAA) guides and coordinates Aboriginal affairs through innovative policy development and supports Aboriginal Territorians to participate in the economy, while maintaining their links to their lands, language and culture. The OAA provides an integrated and coordinated approach to service delivery, program and policy development and supports Aboriginal Territorians to participate in the economy, while maintaining their links to their lands, language and culture. The OAA provides an integrated and coordinated approach to service delivery, program and policy development. This is in partnership with Aboriginal people, businesses, government and non-government organisations. The key priorities for the OAA include: - implementation of a Northern Territory Aboriginal Affairs Strategy - promoting the Remote Contracting Policy - managing a Grants Program, the Remote Aboriginal Economic Development Fund - managing the First Circles Engagement Group, made up of 26 Indigenous community representatives Chief Executive Mike Chiodo will present on the OAA and their key policy, the NT Aboriginal Affairs Strategy and outline the cross-government approach, targets, challenges and successes to date.

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Michael Chiodo, 2016, Economic development for remote communities, Conference Paper, viewed 16 July 2024, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=10731.

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