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Surat Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation
Place:Surat, Warroo Shire
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Legal Status: Listed with the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporatio
Subject Matter:Local Government
Detailed Information:


The Surat Aboriginal Corporation was incorporated in 2000 pursuant to the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth).

The stated objects of the Assocation include:

- to purchase a building to conduct the affairs of the association in a transparent, efficient and resourceful way;
- to ensure that culture and heritage is maintained and developed;
- to provide comfortable and affordable housing for Aboriginal people in the Warroo Shire;
- to ensure that there is access to primary and specialist health care which meet their social well-being needs;
- to provide legal assistance and address Youth issues in Surat; and
- to creat and provide wherever possible employment, education and training opportunities for the Aboriginal people of the Warroo Shire. (ORAC Website, January 2007).

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Surat 'Surat - Culture' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Warroo Shire Council
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth)
  • People
  • Surat Community

  • References

    Report
    Gambling Community Benefit Fund (2002) Annual Allocations Report Gambling Community Benefit Fund Investing in Queensland’s communities
    Resource
    (2003) Corporation New Objects and Rules
    Commonwealth Government Grant recipients--May 2001 - 15th grant round - Surat Aboriginal Corporation Houses and Humpies

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)

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