Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

The Queensland Government RAP has now been launched!

This Queensland Government Reconciliation Action Plan 2018–2021 (RAP) demonstrates the Queensland Government’s commitment to building stronger relationships between Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Queenslanders.

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Issue 12 - May 2018

This edition of The Kookaburra features Commonwealth Games highlights, Linda Biumaiwai’s Welcome, Palm Island Celebrations, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Jarro’s appointment as a Judge, Sandra Delaney’s new book, home ownership for Torres Strait Islanders, Coen Women's Centre, Dandirri Schools Library, and more...

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Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Reparations Scheme

Applications for the reparations scheme closed on 29 September 2017. Applications will continue to be assessed until June 2018.

Cultural heritage

Queensland cultural heritage legislation requires land users to take all reasonable and practical measures to ensure their activity does not harm Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage.

Strengthening and growing Indigenous businesses

The department is able to provide a range of services to help Indigenous enterprises grow.

Community alcohol limits

If you're planning on travelling through Queensland, you need to know about alcohol restrictions.

Know Your Community

Build a community profile containing information and data about Queensland's first nation peoples and the communities they live in.

Youth Employment Program

Assistance and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people completing Year 12.

Discover your personal history

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Queenslander, the government may be able to help you find information about your personal history.

Is your feedback

Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.