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.
NEWS09 Feb 2024
Media statement on the Productivity Commission Closing the Gap Study report
When nothing changes – nothing changes. The life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT will…
NEWS04 Feb 2024
Passing of Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG
ACT ATSIEB express our sincere condolences to the family of Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG, a true trailblazer, leader…
NEWS01 Feb 2024
Strong starts with Koori Preschool
Koori Preschool provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 3 to 5 years in the ACT with a play-based,…
NEWS31 Jan 2024
Have your say on Boomanulla Oval at our first community consultation for 2024
The Elected Body’s first community consultation is on Saturday 10 February 2024 at Boomanulla Oval in Narrabundah. Pop in any…
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.