About Aboriginal services

City of Wagga Wagga acknowledges and respects that Indigenous Australians are the first peoples of this land and the Wiradjuri peoples are the first regional custodians of the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area. This recognition includes acceptance of the rights and responsibilities of Indigenous Australians to participate in decision making.

City of Wagga Wagga acknowledges the shared responsibility of all Australians to respect and encourage the development of an awareness and appreciation of each others heritage, culture and origin. In so doing, City of Wagga Wagga recognises and respects the heritage, culture, sacred sites and special places of Indigenous Australians.

City of Wagga Wagga is committed to developing programs to improve the well-being of all City of Wagga Wagga residents as well as facilitating reconciliation between Indigenous and non Indigenous residents.

City of Wagga Wagga recognises that social justice and reconciliation are fundamental to achieving positive changes. City of Wagga Wagga will continue to actively encourage Indigenous and non Indigenous Australians to work together for a just and harmonious and progressive society.

City of Wagga Wagga recognises the richness of Indigenous cultures and values in promoting social diversity within the community.

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