Eora Journey Prosperity Talk

Thanks For Sharing Your Ideas With Us

Prosperity - a successful, flourishing or thriving condition, especially in financial respects

What does prosperity mean to you?

We asked Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live, work and study in the city about prosperity and what it means to them and to share ideas with us through the Eora Journey – Prosperity Talk.

The City wants to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve prosperity as individuals and as communities.The information shared will help us design the Eora Journey Economic Development Plan.

News

  • An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic development plan for the City

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    The City is responding to the strong call for greater economic opportunities within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Sydney.

    Projects and programs focused on training, jobs and business ownership have made gains in recent years. But there is still more to do.

    Data from the latest census shows Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in the City are still experiencing relative levels of disadvantage in important areas such as employment, education and housing.

    The City is committed to changing this by working with the community to achieve equity as students, employees and business owners.

    An important first step is developing an....Read more

    by Community Engagement 29 May 2014, 02:49 PM
  • Welcome to the Eora Journey

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    The Eora Journey is the City’s major program of projects to celebrate the living culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Sydney. Eora means ‘the people’ in the Gadigal language, so the Eora Journey is “the people’s journey.”

    1. An economic development plan

    The economic development plan will address the community's access to education and training opportunities as well as issues associated with business investment, enterprise development and employment.

    2. Recognition in the public domain

    We will work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to create 7 major public art projects symbolising the Eora Journey. The projects....Read more

    by Community Engagement 29 May 2014, 02:50 PM