The Elected Body has 7 members representing First Nations peoples in the ACT.
Our job is to be a strong, democratically elected voice to the ACT Government. We listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans and represent your ideas and concerns to the changemakers, so we can get results on issues that are important to us.
Our direct advice to local government supports safety, quality of life and reconciliation for our community in Canberra and surrounds.
Contact us if you have questions or comments for any of the Elected Body members or the secretariat.
NEWS27 Oct 2023
Focusing on the needs of our ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
ATSIEB Communique 25 October 2023 Meeting The Elected Body met on Wednesday 25 October 2023 to have our first…
NEWS16 Oct 2023
The referendum result is a profound disappointment to us all
Statement from Reconciliation Australia: Despite this setback the work of reconciliation is needed now more than ever. Reconciliation Australia has…
NEWS18 Sep 2023
‘Yes’ is about coming together and moving forward
The Elected Body was out and about for the ‘Yes’ campaign last week to drum up support before the community…
NEWS15 Sep 2023
The Elected Body walks for ‘Yes’
We were proud to join in community support for the ‘Yes’ campaign alongside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Senator the Hon Katy…
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body acknowledges the traditional custodians of Canberra, and those who have made it their home. We celebrate their ongoing culture and contribution to the ACT and surrounding regions.