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Murray Bridge 'Mixin' It Up Youth Project' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 26 March 2007
Sub Category:Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
Location:Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia
Murray Bridge is located approx 78km from Adelaide
Payments:
  • Proposed contribution - Department of Families, Community Services and indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA) ($7500)
  • Proposed contribution - Department of the Premier and Cabinet ($500)
  • Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Health and Community Services | Youth
    URL: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/sra/search/document.aspx?id=16763
    Summary Information:
    The Murray Bridge 'Mixin' It Up Youth Project' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) is an agreement between the Australian Government, the South Australian Government and the Murray Bridge Indigenous Community to provide additional funding to the Lower Murray Nungas' Club to purchase musical equipment and conduct music workshops for the youth of Murray Bridge for eight weeks.

    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.
    Detailed Information:
    Purpose

    To provide mentors and a safe venue for at-risk youth to attend a music workshop once a week for at least eight weeks, promote discussion and mutual support amongst the youth of Murray Bridge, and provide information on other services available within the community.

    Shared Responsibilities

    The Lower Murray Nungas' Club will provide facilities for the workshop, identify elders as mentors and youth workers to administer the programme, and liaise with other Indigenous organisations to promote and evaluate the programme.

    Families will encourage and support participation, and attend performances and other group activities during and at the conclusion of the workshop.

    FaCSIA (Cth) and the Department of the Premier and Cabinet (SA) will provide funding, and staff from the Adelaide Indigenous Coordination Centre will attend performances.

    Performance Indicators and Feedback Mechanisms

    The Lower Murray Nungas' Club will provide quarterly reports to the Adelaide Indigenous Coordination Centre (ICC) stating the number of youth attending workshops, the number of CDs produced and the number of performances completed.

    The Adelaide ICC will review the quarterly reports and attend specified performances.

    Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Adelaide Indigenous Coordination Centre (ICC)
  • Commonwealth of Australia - Signatory
  • State of South Australia - Signatory
  • People
  • Murray Bridge Indigenous Community

  • References

    Report
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner (2006) Social Justice Report 2006
    Resource
    Australian Government - Indigenous Portal (2007) Murray Bridge 'Mixin It Up Youth Project' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)

    Glossary

    Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) (Australia)

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