2021 ATSIEB election updates

Have questions or looking for the latest information on the 2021 ATSIEB election? Elections ACT is your source for up-to-date and accurate information. You can also call their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body Elections Manager, Peter Burgess, on (02) 6205 2896.

Work as a Liaison Officer on the 2021 ATSIEB Election

The ACT Electoral Commission is seeking expressions of interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to work as Liaison Officers on the fifth election of members to the ATSIEB. Apply to be a Liaison Officer To apply, complete the 2-page expression of interest and send it to elections@act.gov.au by 16 June 2021. The ACT Electoral Commission has

18 candidates standing for the 2021 ATSIEB election

'18 candidates will contest the 2021 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body election,' Mr Damian Cantwell AM CSC, ACT Electoral Commissioner said today. 'The nomination period closed at 12 noon on Tuesday 1 June 2021 and the names of the candidates contesting the election were declared at an official event on Wednesday 2 June

ATSIEB elections launch

[caption id="attachment_2618" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Current Chairperson Katrina Fanning PSM (centre) opened the event with Minister Stephen-Smith and Electoral Commissioner Damian Cantwell AM CSC.[/caption] Nominations for the next ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) are now open. To be eligible, you must be: an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person at least 18

Joint Council agrees to accelerate collective efforts to reduce over-incarceration of Indigenous peoples as first annual Partnership Health Check acknowledges successes and challenges of historic partnership

The Joint Council on Closing the Gap met today and acknowledged the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody and agreed that joined up work between all governments in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives is critical to reducing the rate at which Indigenous people are incarcerated, and thereby