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Shepparton 'Strengthening Families' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 2005
Sub Category:Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
Location:Shepparton and Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Education
URL: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/sra/search/document.aspx?id=7942
Summary Information:
The Shepparton community has signed the Shepparton 'Strengthening Families' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) with the Commonwealth and Victorian governments. The SRA outlines 12 strategies to strengthen families. The first of these strategies is an Education Pathways Strategy, with other plans for governance, strategic planning and leadership to follow.

The 'Strengthening Families' SRA builds on the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) trial, when the Greater Shepparton Shared Responsibility Agreement was signed.

Shared Responsibility Agreements are agreements between governments and Indigenous communities to provide discretionary funding in return for community obligations. The new arrangements developed from an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments and replace the previous ATSIC system of funding. For more information see 'Shared Responsibility Agreement' below.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Greater Shepparton Shared Responsibility Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination (Cth)
  • Commonwealth of Australia - Signatory
  • Greater Shepparton Aboriginal Community Facilitation Group - Signatory
  • State of Victoria - Signatory
  • Melbourne Indigenous Coordination Centre (ICC)
  • People
  • Shepparton Indigenous Community - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Ladders to Success Initiative
  • Education Pathways Strategy

  • References

    Newspaper Article
    National Indigenous Times (2005) The dollars and sense of Shared Responsibility Agreements just don't add up

    Glossary

    Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) (Australia)

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