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Respect

Action Deliverable Timeline Responsibility
6. Develop a communication plan to promote dates of significance
  • Celebrate and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dates of significance.
  • Develop an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander calendar of significant dates.
  • Promote dates of significance to staff and members.
  • Encourage staff to attend events commemorating significant dates.
  • Invite a local Elder to speak to our employees on National Sorry Day.
  • July 2020
  • June 2020
  • July 2020
  • July 2020
  • May 2020
QRL Indigenous Advisory Committee and QRL region manager
7. Investigate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural learning and development
  • Develop a business case for increasing awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements within our organisation.
  • Capture data and measure our staff’s current level of knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements.
  • Conduct a review of cultural awareness training needs within our organisation.
  • Investigate cultural immersion programs.
  • Communicate and encourage staff to use Reconciliation Australia’s Share Our Pride online tool.
  • June 2020
  • July 2020
  • July 2020
  • April 2020
  • July 2020
QRL Indigenous Advisory Committee
8. Participate in and celebrate NAIDOC Week
  • Raise awareness and share information amongst our staff of the meaning of NAIDOC Week which includes information about the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
  • Introduce our staff to NAIDOC Week by promoting community events in our local area.
  • Ensure our RAP Working Group participates in an external NAIDOC Week event.
  • April 2020
QRL Indigenous Advisory Committee and QRL region manager
9. Raise internal understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural protocols
  • Explore who the Traditional Owners are of the lands and waters in our local area.
  • Scope and develop a list of local Traditional Owners of the lands and waters within our organisation's sphere of influence.
  • April 2020
QRL Indigenous Advisory Committee and QRL region manager