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Mimili 'Mimili Pool' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
|Date:||10 January 2006|
|Sub Category:||Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)|
|Location:||Mimili, South Australia, Australia|
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|Mimili is located in the north-west of South Australia.|
|Subject Matter:||Collaboration / Partnership | Health and Community Services | Sports and Physical Recreation | Youth|
|Mimili 'Mimili Pool' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) is an agreement between the Mimili Community, the Commonwealth Government and the South Australian Government. It proposes to provide the funding for the installation of a new pool, which would operate a 'no school, no pool' or 'school palya, pool palya' policy. |
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.
The SRA aims to encourage a healthier and safer community through the installation of a new pool. The SRA would put into place a comprehensive program to ensure that the pool is well run and maintained.
The community will:
Families and individuals will:
The Commonwealth Government, via ATSIC, proposes to provide $1,250,000 for the construction of the swimming pool. The South Australian Department of Education and Children's Services proposes to provide in kind support by managing the pool for the first four years.
The funding of the SRA is subject to the partners entering into a legally binding funding agreement.
Performance Indicators and Feedback Mechanisms
The SRA provides for the following performance indicators:
1. Number of absent Indigenous student days per term, to be provide quarterly by the Mimili school;
2. Number of both children and adults who achieved a recognised swimming standard, to be provided once by the community council; and
3. Number of Indigenous children with skin, eye and ear infections, to be provided annually by the Health Clinic.
The feedback mechanisms include that:
|At the official opening of the Mimili pool in October 2006, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs Mal Brough said that 'the basis of growth as individuals and as a society stems from a sound educational basis and any push to increase school attendance must be applauded.' He also noted that school attendance had increased since the pool became operational in September 2006. (Pool delivers change in Mimili, Press Realease 2006)|
|Australian Government - Indigenous Portal SRAs and RPAs website: Mimili 'Mimili Pool'|
|Hon. Mal Brough MP, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs (28 October 2006) Pool delivers change in Mimili|
|Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) (Australia)|
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