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Martirendi Agreement

Category: Agreement
Sub Category:Indigenous Partnership
Location:South Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Employment and Training | Health and Community Services | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership | Sports and Physical Recreation | Local Government
Summary Information:
The Martirendi Agreement is between the City of Salisbury and the Northern Metropolitan Aboriginal Council. It aims to ensure that Indigenous people living in Salisbury participate in all aspects of community life. This is a document of both symbolic significance and of substance. 'Martirende' is a Kaurna Aboriginal word meaning 'to embrace each other'.
Detailed Information:
The Agreement covers issues relating to reconciliation, recognition, communication and participation, arts, culture and heritage, sport and recreation, employment, social services and national and regional links. It acknowledges that both Councils will work together to identify strategies to improve the well-being of the Aboriginal community.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • City of Salisbury - Signatory
  • Northern Metropolitan Aboriginal Council - Signatory

  • References

    Report
    Gould, Janet, Heylen, Margaret and Graham, Fred, (Janet Gould & Associates) (2000) Examples of Working Together in South Australia

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    Indigenous Partnership

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