NSWALC STATEWIDE CONFERENCE 2011

22 February 2011

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council will be hosting a State-wide Conference for NSW Local Aboriginal Land Councils in the Hunter Valley region this year.

The dates for the conference will be 5-7 APRIL 2011.

An Official Opening and Welcome to Country will take place on Tuesday 5th April, followed by a three day program. The program will include official launches, sharing of vital information, panel discussions, workshops, an official dinner and an International guest speaker.

International Guest Speaker Professor James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous People will give the keynote speech. James Anaya is a Professor of international human rights, constitutional law and Indigenous issues.

NSWALC will fund all accommodation and meal costs for 2 representatives of your Local Aboriginal Land Council. All travel costs will need to be met by your Council.

NSWALC has extended invitations to relevant state and federal government departments to provide direct information to our LALC representatives.

The State Conference Agenda and further details will be available in the coming weeks.

Please register by FRIDAY 18 MARCH.  For more information and confirmation of your attendance, please contact Sarah Puckeridge or David Lee on 02 9689 4444.