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Statement of Commitment to a New and Just Relationship between the Government of Western Australia and Aboriginal Western Australians
|Date: ||10 October 2001|
|Location:||Western Australia, Australia|
|Subject Matter:||Collaboration / Partnership | Economic Development | Employment and Training | Health and Community Services | Reconciliation|
|Summary Information: |
|The Western Australian Statement of Commitment is an agreement between the Government of Western Australia and the Western Australian ATSIC State Council.|
The Agreement commits the parties to work together to build a new and just relationship between the Aboriginal people of Western Australia and the State Government. It creates a set of principles and a process for the parties to negotiate a State-wide framework that can facilitate negotiated agreements at the local and regional level.
Its objective is to create a partnership framework that takes a new approach to Aboriginal affairs policy and administration, with a focus on regional agreements as a solution. The partnership framework aims to enhance negotiated outcomes that protect and respect the inherent rights of Aboriginal people and to significantly improve the health, education, living standards, and wealth of Aboriginal people.
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