The Bankstown Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community have their eyes set on the future following the Project Graduation of Bankstown's Mob Governance Talk.
"The project gave voice to the aspirations of Bankstown's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples ", said the Mayor of Bankstown Clr Khal Asfour.
"The outcomes have been published in Bankstown's Mob Governance Guidebook which will guide them as a community towards securing the future they see for themselves."
" I want to thank the many members of our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community who gave generously of their time and knowledge in support of this project", Mayor Asfour said.
Mayor Asfour spoke at the ceremony of the importance of unity and the role that Council plays in supporting Bankstown's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents.
Mayor Asfour also said that Bankstown Council's relationship with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is strong having been built on many years of partnership through NAIDOC and sponsorship of Sorry Day and other initiatives.
Bankstown's Mob Governance Talk was a joint project between Bankstown City Council and NSW Families and Community Services.