Key Assets launch national Reconciliation Action Plan in Queensland to strengthen commitment to indigenous communities
Key Assets was joined by Reconciliation Australia at the Dreamworld Corroboree today to launch their national Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
Key Assets’ Executive Director, Rob Ryan says the Reconciliation Action Plan will strengthen Key Assets’ commitment to supporting indigenous communities.
“The RAP is our way of committing to ensuring we will always promote, celebrate and embed the cultural, kin and identity needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, and that we will work with families, Elders, community organisations and the community at large to always ensure that children and young people are connected and their needs remain at the centre of what we do,” Mr. Ryan said.
The plan comprises of a number of action items to help build relationships, respect and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Reconciliation Australia’s CEO, Justin Mohamed congratulated Key Assets on the launch of their Reconciliation Action Plan.
“I would like to congratulate Key Assets on the launch of their RAP. This plan will help Key Assets achieve their vision for reconciliation by developing relationships, showing respect and creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
“The Dreamworld Corroboree site is a fitting venue and is also a key part of Dreamworld’s Reconciliation Action Plan.
“I wish Key Assets well on their reconciliation journey and look forward to hearing about the progress of this RAP in years to come,” Mr. Mohamed said.
Key Assets’ full Reconciliation Action Plan viewable here.
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About Key Assets
Key Assets Australia is part of the international Core Assets Group, a leading children’s services provider with more than 20 years’ experience of supporting foster carers and children and young people in care.Key Assets was founded in Australia in 2007 and provides fostering services in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia and Victoria.
About Dreamworld Corroboree
Opened in 2013, Dreamworld Corroboree was developed through the invaluable assistance and approval from members of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples including 51 individuals and 22 language groups from across Australia.
The first of its kind in Australia, Dreamworld Corroboree in partnership with the Yugambeh Museum has won many accolades including the 2014 Queensland Premier’s Reconciliation Award.
Located within Dreamworld and included in the park’s admission price, Dreamworld Corroboree is a hands-on immersive experience. Guests can learn how to make fire, play the Didgeridoo and traditional instruments, and see our award winning “Creation Story of the Gold Coast” feature that was gifted from Yugambeh elder Patricia O’Connor. This production was recognized with an Australian cinematography Gold Award in 2015 and was named ‘Best Short Film’ in the 2015 Munich Film Festival.
Dreamworld was the first leisure based company in Australia to have a Reconciliation Action Plan.