Welcome to the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB)

This representative body was established to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the ACT to have a strong democratically elected voice.

It was established under the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body ACT 2008. It consists of 7 people representing the interests and aspirations of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

It provides direct advice to the ACT Government with the ambition of improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans, a step towards true reconciliation.

LATEST NEWS

ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body response to Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs statement regarding ACT Treaty process

07/07/2022

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) support the statement of the ACT Minister for Aboriginal and Torres

NAIDOC Week message from the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body

05/07/2022

In the spirit of the NAIDOC 2022 theme ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’, ATSIEB invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait

ATSIEB announce new Chair and Deputy Chair

03/05/2022

The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Tanya Keed

eMessage ATSIEB Chairperson – 22 December 2021

22/12/2021

Yuma Community members, I hope this message finds you and your families well. As we are approaching the holiday season,

eMessage ATSIEB Chairperson – 29 October 2021

04/11/2021

Yuma Community members, I hope this message finds you and your families well. I would again like to acknowledge our

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NEWS FEED

07/07/2022

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) support the statement of the ACT Minister for Aboriginal and Torres

05/07/2022

In the spirit of the NAIDOC 2022 theme ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’, ATSIEB invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait

03/05/2022

The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Tanya Keed

22/12/2021

Yuma Community members, I hope this message finds you and your families well. As we are approaching the holiday season,

04/11/2021

Yuma Community members, I hope this message finds you and your families well. I would again like to acknowledge our

UPCOMING EVENTS




        

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May

Conversation on the renewal of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement - Cooking Group

Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs have organised to meet with the Cooking Group to discuss the renewal of the next ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement. We are interested in hearing from the group about ‘what is important to them and their family’ and ‘what would they like to see in the next Agreement’.

CALENDAR VIEW

Acknowledgement of Traditional Aboriginal Custodians

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of Canberra and celebrates their ongoing culture and contribution to the ACT and region. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body also acknowledges that many other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from across Australian have now made Canberra their home and we also acknowledge and celebrate their cultures and diversity and their contribution to the ACT and region.