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Anglicare Australia marks NAIDOC Week by launching Reconciliation Action Plan

Jul 13, 2018, 14:35 PM by Maiy Azize

As part of NAIDOC Week celebrations, Anglicare Australia has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan. The Plan has been endorsed by Reconciliation Australia and marks the first steps towards a reconciliation journey.

Karen Mundine, CEO of Reconcialiation Australia, commended Anglicare Austalia's inaugural Plan.

"Reconciliation Australia is delighted to welcome Anglicare Australia to the Reconciliation Action Plan program and to formally endorse its inaugural Reflect RAP", she said.

"We wish Anglicare Australia well as it takes these first critical steps in its reconciliation journey."

Anglicare Australia's Executive Director Kasy Chambers said the Plan recognised the organisation's role in supporting change.

"As the Executive Director of Anglicare Australia, I’m proud to launch our first RAP.

"As the peak organisation representing Anglican caring organisations around Australia, Anglicare Australia is well placed to grow partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations, the community sector, and government bodies and bureaucracies.

"This Plan outlines our strategy for implementing and measuring practical actions to build respectful relationships and for exploring opportunities for cultural learning and development across the Anglicare Australia Network.

"I look forward to working with our Council and our staff to delivering on this commitment", Ms Chambers said.