Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Queensland Indigenous Procurement Policy now available

This Policy provides a whole-of-government framework to increase procurement with Indigenous businesses to be three per cent of the value of government procurement contracts by 2022.

Disability Service Plan

The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships’ Disability Service Plan 2017-2020 supports a fairer, more inclusive Queensland. 

Reparations Scheme

If you believe your wages or savings were controlled under the ‘Protection Acts’ and you were born during the eligibility period, you may be entitled to a make a claim. Applications close on 29 September 2017.

News

Extra time for Reparations Scheme claimants

The deadline for Reparations Scheme claims has been extended to 29 September 2017.

Indigenous communities can receive up to $330 worth of electricity power cards

Residents living in some discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are urged to take advantage of Ergon Energy’s free power cards to assist in their electricity costs.

 

 

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  • Reparations Scheme

    Applications for the reparations scheme close on 29 September 2017. If your wages and savings were controlled under the 'Protection Acts', you may be eligible for a reparations payment.

  • 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.

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