Chairpersons – Emessage No 16, 27 February 2018

Dear Community members

Since my last e-message I wanted to update you up on some recent developments that the Elected Body have been working on over the last few months such as the upcoming ACT Elected Body Hearings and preparation for Community Consultations as outlined below:

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body Hearings

As you may be aware, the Elected Body are holding ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body Hearings on 14 and 15 March 2018. I would like to thank members of the community for their input and questions for the upcoming Hearings. I would also like to remind the community that the Hearings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending please send your details to the ATSIEB Secretariat by email to

Community Consultations 2018

The Elected Body are holding community forums in 2018 to discuss issues around Care and Protection, Health and Education. The Elected Body will also hold a Service Delivery Roundtable.

The first community consultation forum will be to discuss issues around Care and Protection. The Care and Protection community forum will be held at the Tuggeranong Child and Family Centre, 159 Anketell Street, Greenway on 26 March at 4.30pm – 7pm.

Please see flyers regarding the first community forum and a ‘save the date’ for further information. ATSIEB community forum_care and protection  ATSIEB Community consultations_save the date_2018 

The Elected Body have finalised a calendar events for community consultations in 2018. This will be available to view on the ATSIEB website.

ACT Policing Community Forum

I would also like to remind you of the ACT Community Forum being held on 27 February at 6pm – 8pm at the West Belconnen Child and Family Centre, Luke Street, Holt ACT. Chief Police Office Justine Saunders is pleased to welcome additional special guests who will be available to speck with you about diversion and intervention programs. An updated flyer is attached for further information.  ACT Policing Community Forum Flyer_27 Feb 18 – Update and reminder. If you would like to RSVP or have suggested topics for discussion, please send them to or

If you have any questions or any feedback please provide them by email to or calling the Secretariat on 02 6205 2551.

Katrina Fanning

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body