- Last updated:
- 12 Oct 2021
Council aims to be a leader in First Nations’ engagement, while nurturing a shared future that embraces culture, heritage and diversity.
According to the ABS Census in 2016, 3,464 persons identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander lived in Maroochy Indigenous Location (Sunshine Coast region). This represents 1.9% of the total resident population.
Council's First Nations Partnerships team focuses on four key areas:
- First Nations economic development
- First Nations knowledge
- building community
The team incorporates the First Nations values of:
What we do:
- community engagement
- First Nations partnerships (including Native Title & Cultural Heritage)
- celebrating significant dates
- First Nations policy advice
- RAP reporting.
COVID-19 information and support
During this time, the best way to stay safe is to be well informed and follow advice from a reliable source. Council has put together key updates and information on dedicated COVID-19 webpage: