Links & Resources

Want more information? Below is a list of useful links and resources generated by the First Peoples Assembly of Victoria and an archive of resources produced by the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission.

Information on the Treaty process

Report: Statewide Gathering / Feedback

This report gives details on community feedback on the proposed First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria model, released in September 2018. It outlines what the Commission is working on in response to the feedback.

Report: Elders Forum

This report outlines discussions at the Elders Forum in September 2018, and sets out the path forward to embed an Elders’ voice within the Assembly.

Final Treaty Working Group Report: Design of the Aboriginal representative body

This report outlines the Aboriginal Treaty Working Group’s final recommended design for the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria (formerly referred to as the Aboriginal representative body) as informed by community consultation and the recommendations of the Community Assembly.

It was handed to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Hon Natalie Hutchins MP in March 2018.

Pathway to Treaty

This is a brief, 2-page summary of the journey to treaty.

It sets out the role of the representative body and its responsibilities.

Final statement: Community Assembly

This is the final report from the Community Assembly, a group of 31 Aboriginal people who resolved key questions in late 2017.

The Assembly made recommendations around the election process for the Aboriginal representative body.

Every recommendation has been accepted by the Treaty Working Group.

Establishing Instrument of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission

Proclaimed by Governor in Council on 12 December, 2017

This Establishing Instrument creates the office of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner.

It specifies the Commissioner’s responsibilities, and outlines key matters relating to the operations of the Commissioner, such as staffing, governance and reporting responsibilities.


Connecting home

Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations

Deadly Questions – find out more, and ask questions about Aboriginal cultures

Reconciliation Victoria – statewide body promoting reconciliation across Victoria

Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR) – an independent national network, working in support of justice, rights and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Quarterly Reports of the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission

    Archived information sheets

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