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Kempsey 'Support to Complete the Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
|Date:||18 May 2006|
|Sub Category:||Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)|
|Location:||Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia|
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|The Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre is located in Kempsey, NSW, 428km North East of Sydney on the Macleay River.|
|Subject Matter:||Collaboration / Partnership | Cultural Heritage | Education | Employment and Training | Youth|
|The Kempsey 'Support to Complete the Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre' Shared Responsibility Agreement is an agreement between the Dunghutti Elders Council (Aboriginal Corporation), the Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination and the Department of Transport and Regional Support to assist with the construction of new facilities at the Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre (MVWLC), redevelopment of school grounds and infrastructure works. |
Shared Responsibility Agreements are agreements between Indigenous communities and governments 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 Agreements' below.
The SRA aims to address the need for greater infrastructure at MVWLC as it struggles to manage significantly increasing student enrolments, of which around 40% are Indigenous. This increased capacity aims to ensure the Centre continues to provide a 'safety net' to students considered to be 'at risk' of not achieving adequate educational outcomes.
The Community and MVWLC will:
The Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination has proposed a contribution of $185,825 for the completion of sewage/water infrastructure, electrical supply and landscaping. The Department of Transport and Regional Services has proposed a contribution of $166,120 for the building of school facilities and the redevelopment of school grounds, and the Dunghutti Elders Council has proposed a contribution of in-kind cultural education and training to youth.
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 quarterly assessments by MVWLC of the following performance indicators:
In addition to this, MVWLC will report annually on factors including:
The principal of MVWLC has also committed to monitor retention rates and academic achievements, particularly of those participating young people with the Dunghutti youth SRA, and to identify appropriate role models and positive outcomes from this SRA for communication to the Indigenous Coordination Centre.
|Australian Government - Indigenous Portal Kempsey ‘Support to complete the Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre’ Shared Responsibility Agreement SRA (18 May 2006)|
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