Closing date approaches for expressions of Interest to be on NSWALC's Youth and Elders Advisory Councils
I am writing to remind you that the closing date for 'expressions of interest' from Aboriginal Youth and Elders who would like to participate in NSWALC's Youth and Elders Advisory Councils is this Friday, 6 November 2009.
It is hoped that both our Advisory Councils attract members that are representative of our diverse communities and who share our strong passion for advocating on behalf of others.
Each Council will consist of a diverse group of 18 Aboriginal Elders and 18 Aboriginal Youth from across NSW who will:
Both Councils will meet up to four times a year.
Travel and accommodation expenses will be paid directly by NSWALC. An incidental allowance will be paid to Committee members to cover other reasonable expenses incurred whilst participating at Committee meetings. No sitting fees will be provided.
NSWALC is looking for applications from Aboriginal people who can represent Aboriginal Youth and Elders views from a range of different perspectives.
Applicants must be a member of a Local Aboriginal Land Council, or be able to demonstrate they are in the process of becoming a member of a Local Aboriginal Land Council;
To be on the Youth Council, an applicant must be between 18 and 25 years of age and to be on the Elders Council and applicant must be 50 years of age and over.
I have attached Information for Applicants and an Application Form.
NSWALC must receive your Expression of Interest by post or email by COB THIS FRIDAY - 6 November 2009.
Please forward to EOI to:
Council Secretariat Coordinator
New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
PO Box 1125
Parramatta NSW 2124
Ph: (02) 9689 4444
For further information regarding the Youth Council please contact Roy Ah-See, Councillor for the Sydney/Newcastle Region of the NSWALC on (02) 4353 5536 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information regarding the Elders Council please contact Patricia Laurie, Councillor for the North Coast Region of the NSWALC on (02) 66468490 or email@example.com
5 November 2009