General Aboriginal Services

NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs

NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs

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About Us

Our vision is Aboriginal people in NSW are determining their own futures Aboriginal Affairs works with Aboriginal communities to promote social, economic and cultural well-being through opportunity, choice, healing, responsibility and empowerment. We implement OCHRE, the NSW Government’s plan for Aboriginal affairs, establish partnerships for economic prosperity, support effective Aboriginal community governance and strengthen cultural identity and language. As part of the NSW Public Service, Aboriginal Affairs adopts the following values: Integrity Trust Service Accountability Aboriginal Affairs has a unique role in government informed by our agency’s core value of truth and recognition. We value Aboriginal cultures. We embed Aboriginal voices into our work. We promote Aboriginal people’s rights and interests. We promote healing and respect. We recognise Aboriginal leadership and empowerment.

Quick Facts About The Region

NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs is located in the suburb of Coffs Harbour, the council of Coffs Harbour and the federal electorate of Cowper.