Cultural Council of First Peoples Expression of Interest
Applications Close Sunday 19 May, 11.59pm

Expressions of interest are sought from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members in Victoria to join the newly established Cultural Council of First Peoples for Reconciliation Victoria. The ‘Cultural Council of First Peoples’ will provide cultural knowledge, advice and guidance to Reconciliation Victoria.

The Cultural Council of First Peoples will be made up of a small group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who reflect the diversity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Victoria. We are looking for people with a demonstrated commitment to supporting the rights and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Islander community and an understanding of issues impacting the Victorian Community.

Council members will be entitled to receive a sitting fee and reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred when attending meetings. Detailed information and procedures will be provided to successful applicants.

The Council will meet twice a year, with the possibility of organising additional meetings as required. Meetings will be held in Melbourne or in Regional Victoria. Should a change in meeting location or time be required, reasonable notice will be given by Reconciliation Victoria.

Scheduled 2019 Meeting Dates (based in metro Melbourne):
• Thursday, 20th June 2019 from 10:30am – 3:30pm
• Saturday, 26th October 2019 from 9:45am – 12:30pm

This Group will remain in place until 30 June 2020 (unless otherwise notified)

*Please make sure to read the Cultural Council Information for Applicants before completing this form as it includes more details about the Council and selection criteria.

If you have any questions, please email: or call the office 03 9016 0657 or visit our website:

Reconciliation Victoria looks forward to receiving your expression of interest.

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Why would you like to join the Cultural Council of First Peoples for Reconciliation Victoria?
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What skills and experience would you bring to the Cultural Council? (Bullet point list is fine, or you can email your CV to
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Please list your connections - both formal and informal - to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community groups/networks.
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I am available and committed to attend and contribute to scheduled Cultural Council meetings in Melbourne:
I have read and understand the 'Cultural Council of First Peoples - Information for Applicants' *
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