Council Meets with Darkinjung on Key Projects for the Coast

Date

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

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Central Coast Council met with representatives from Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council today to discuss the Land Council’s projects on the Central Coast.

The meeting comes on the eve of NAIDOC Week and recognises the importance of the Land Council to the future of the Central Coast.

Council’s Administrator, Mr Ian Reynolds, said he welcomed the opportunity to meet with such a key landholder on the Coast so early in the life of the new council.

“Darkinjung have a number of projects in the pipeline in support of Indigenous people on the Central Coast,” Mr Reynolds said.

“The projects are also aimed at supporting the need in our community for housing and other facilities to meet the needs of our growing population.

“I look forward to working with them in a cooperative manner as they progress their planning program.”

Darkinjung’s, Chairperson Ms Tina West and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Sean Gordon, said as the largest private land owner in the region the relationship between Darkinjung and the newly formed Central Coast Council is significant in terms future planning and development for the Aboriginal community socially, culturally and economically.

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