Information, Links and Contacts for Organisations Supporting Aboriginal People

The AEC works with and respects many organisations following are links to sites that may be interest or useful.

Advance Australia Fair in local language

Nyini Australiagal budjari garibara
Nyini budjari buriga
Budjari bamul yararaga mari walaba
Bamulga mari walanmirang
Bamul merong mari kaban walaba badjajarang waratah
Yanamuru Australiagal yanamuru Australiagal
Yana budjari Australiagal
Nyini bayala gawuwi bayala gawuwi
Yana budjari Australiagal

Hear the National Anthem sung in English and the Dharawal Language here

One of the most confusing and least understood issues for Non Indigenous people is the Kinship relationship, there role, rights and obligations.
The AEC was proud to be a part of this fantastic project developed by Lynette Riley, Janet Mooney and Deirdre Howard-Wagner and the University of Sydney.

In the view of the AEC this program should be mandatory for anyone working in the field of education, health, welfare and justice.

It is also a wonderful starting point for anyone interested in Aboriginal culture.

The link to the program can be found here

The AEC is pleased to be a part of the Just Reinvest Project.

This project is designed to reduce the number of Aboriginal children and young people inside the NSW prison system

For more information about Just Reinvest follow the link here 

The Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council is a significant organisation in the community.

The MLC provides accredited speakers to offer a Welcome or Acknowledgement of Country. It also provides information on local Clans, their languages, Nations  and borders in the Sydney region.

To contact the MLC or for further information please follow this link

The AEC was one of the initial sponsors of AIME a project designed by Jack Manning-Bancroft to assist Aboriginal students in senior secondary schooling make the transition to a tertiary environment.

This program reflects the research undertaken by the AEC and the establishment of its own trial mentoring program.

To contact AIME or for further information please follow this link

NASCA is an established not-for-profit organisation based in Redfern, NSW that operates across multiple Aboriginal Communities throughout Australia. They combine the principles that lead to sporting success with self-confidence, goal-setting and education. Their programs have been tailored to increase school attendance and completion rates, encourage meaningful employment and use Aboriginal cultural identity to inform long-term positive results.

To contact NASCA or for further information please follow this link

The NSW Department of Education Aboriginal Education Plan is to ensure Aboriginal students succeed in their education. This plan includes information for parents, carers and community members.

To contact the Aboriginal Education Unit or for further information please follow this link

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. is a non for profit Aboriginal organisation that provides advice on all matters relevant to education and training with the mandate that this advice represents the Aboriginal community viewpoint.

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. promotes respect, empowerment and self-determination and believes the process of collaborative consultation is integral to equal partnership and is fundamental to the achievement of equality.

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. advocates cultural affirmation, integrity and the pursuit of equality to ensure that the unique and diverse identity of Aboriginal students is recognised and valued.

To contact the AECG or for further information please follow this link

BOSTES was created by the NSW government in 2014 to sustain and improve the already high standards of achievement in NSW schools.

BOSTES brings together the curriculum, teaching, assessment, registration and policy functions previously provided by the Board of Studies NSW, and the NSW Institute of Teachers.

To contact the BOSTES or for further information please follow this link

NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Affairs NSW works with Aboriginal communities to promote social, economic and cultural wellbeing through opportunity, choice, healing, responsibility and empowerment.

To contact the Department of Aboriginal Affairs NSW or for further information please follow this link

Federal Department of Indigenous Affairs

Since 2013, at a national level, the Department of Indigenous Affairs has been located within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Currently the Minister responsible of Indigenous affairs is the Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull who is supported in the role by the Federal Cabinet Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion and the Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Prime Minister of Indigenous Affairs, Alan Tudge together with Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

To contact the Department of Indigenous Affairs or for further information please follow this link 

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, national not-for-profit organisation promoting reconciliation by building relationships, respect and trust between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

To contact Reconciliation Australia or for further information please follow this link

The Sydney Story Factory run free creative writing and storytelling workshops for young people aged 7 to 17, particularly those from marginalised backgrounds.

Under the guidance of their expert storytelling team, young people work with volunteer tutors to write stories of all kinds, which are then published in as many ways as possible.

Young people leave with the skills and confidence essential for future success.

To contact the Sydney Story Factory of for further information please follow this link

The AEC acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of this place now called Sydney.

For further in formation please click here