The Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has announced the membership of the Local & Regional Co-design Group tasked with developing options for local and regional voices.
The Local & Regional Co-design Group will be co-chaired by Professor Peter Buckskin PSM, who will bring his wealth of experience in the education and public service sectors, as well as his extensive involvement in senior positions at a wide range of Indigenous community organisations, to the role.
Ms Letitia Hope, a senior official from the National Indigenous Australians Agency, will be the government co-chair.
The full membership of the Local & Regional Co-Design Group is:
- Professor Peter Buckskin PSM (co-chair)
- Ms Letitia Hope (NIAA co-chair)
- Cr Ross Andrews
- Ms Ruth Davys
- Ms Triscilla Holborow
- Mr Paul House
- Mr Chris Ingrey
- Mr Des Jones
- Ms Fiona Jose
- Cr Getano Lui Jr AM
- Mr Albert McNamara
- Mr Wayne Miller
- Ms Karen Milward
- Ms Lavene Ngatokorua
- Ms Vicki O’Donnell
- Dr Aden Ridgeway
- Ms Marion Scrymgour
The Local & Regional Co-design Group will work towards establishing a framework and guiding principles for models and options that lead to improved and enhanced decision-making, and link through to the national Indigenous voice.
The group will be assisted through the process by the Senior Advisory Group, co-chaired by Professor Dr Marcia Langton AM and Professor Tom Calma AO
Read the Minister’s announcement