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AGM to be held on the 26th of November 2016

13 Oct
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Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation Notification of AGM Saturday 26th November 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) AT 9:30 am  & COMMUNITY NATIVE TITLE MEETING to follow. To be held at FWASCI (the sport’s complex), Bergmann Drive, Ceduna. This meeting is also open to any common law holders of Native Title in respect of the Far West Coast […]

Healthy Country Plan for Member Comment

13 Oct
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Co-management of Far West Coast Country Seeking members comments on Healthy Country Plan The FWCAC Co-management Groups are pleased  to present the Healthy Country Plan in draft to the Far West Coast members. Members feedback is essential for the success of any plan – and we hope that Far West Coast members review the plan and give […]

Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engagement – In Our Region

26 Jul
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South Australia is about to undertake the state’s largest engagement program and we would like you and your community to get involved. As you may know, the State Government recently received the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report. It identified that South Australia can safely increase its participation in the nuclear fuel cycle, including pursuing […]

Employment Opportunity in Ceduna. Research Project Officer

20 Jul
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Call for Expression of Interest – Community Research Project Officer (casual) Livelihood Values of Indigenous Customary Fishing Project   Job Summary Job title Community Research Project Officer Job type Casual Classification APS 3.1 – casual rate Salary $33.06 per hour equivalent Duration The project is funded until the middle of 2017, subject to possible extension Location […]

FWCAC – a new Aboriginal Regional Authority

05 Jul
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Three Aboriginal organisations have been recognised as South Australia’s first Aboriginal Regional Authorities. The 3 groups are the Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation, Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority and Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association. Read more… http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-04/aboriginal-groups-given-more-say-over-sa-policy-decisions/7566808  

FWC Genealogy – Aboriginal family history

30 Jun
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As part of the research for the 2006 Far West Coast Native Title Claim, Lyn Coad of South Australian Native Title Services worked with members and other researchers and conducted intensive archival research on the history and family connections of the Far West Coast Aboriginal peoples. What eventuated was a comprehensive and substantiated family history […]

Meeting as one – WCS

19 Jun

HUNDREDS of people gathered at the Far West Aboriginal Sporting Complex for the first meeting of the Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation (FWCAC) last week. Around 200 people attended, including representatives from each of the native title claimants including the Wirangu, Mirning and Kokatha people, and representatives from Yalata, Oak Valley and the Roberts family. […]

Federal Court hearing marks native title in far west of SA – ABC

19 Jun

A Federal Court hearing in the far west of South Australia will recognise native title over almost 76,000 square kilometres of land. It amalgamates five previous and partially overlapping areas, stretching from just north of Streaky Bay to the border with Western Australia. About 80 per cent of the land is designated as national park, […]

Traditional lands handed back – WCS

19 Jun

FOLLOWING the Federal Court decision, a number of people made speeches about the importance of the day and what it mean for the local indigenous people. Guests who addressed the crowd included Kym Duggan from the Australian Attorney General’s Department, Dan McGrath from Iluka Resources and state Indigenous Affairs Minister Ian Hunter. Mr Hunter said […]