Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

The department's 2014-15 Annual Report is now available

The department's annual report outlines how we will improve social and economic participation outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders, and the progress the department has made in contributing to the Queensland Government’s objectives for the community.

Make a submission

If you believe your wages and savings were controlled by past Queensland governments under the Protection Acts, the Taskforce wants to hear from you. Submissions to the Taskforce are now open until 30 October 2015.

New cultural heritage database system

The department has implemented a new operating platform for the Cultural Heritage database and register. The new system will provide more efficient and user-friendly access to cultural heritage information maintained in accordance with the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003.

‘YEP’ to the Youth Employment Program

The Youth Employment Program ‘YEP’ – is a comprehensive range of resources and services for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students completing year 12.

  • Get Ready Queensland

    Get ready, and be prepared for the extreme weather and natural disasters that are part of living in our state.

  • Discover your personal history

    If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and you or your family were born in Queensland, the Government may be able to help you find information about your personal history.

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Cultural Echo Festival

The inaugural Cultural Echo Festival celebrates and showcases cultural diversity with a focus on Indigenous culture and arts. The festival includes performances by Casey Donovan and Bush Tucker Chef, Dale Chapman, with various stallholders and music performances.

When: 10am - 5pm, 7 November 2015
Where: Water Park, Johnson Road, Goondiwindi

The event is open to the public with free admission.

For more information go to the organiser's website .

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