Aboriginal Culture and Heritage Reform Working Party
An Aboriginal Culture and Heritage Reform Working Party (the Working Party) has been established to advise the Government on options for the protection and management of Aboriginal culture and heritage in NSW.
Members of the Aboriginal Culture and Heritage Reform Working Party have been appointed by the Minister for the Environment, the Minister for Heritage and the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs based on their individual skills, expertise and experience in the management and protection of Aboriginal culture and heritage.
Members of the Working Party are:
Mr Danny Gilbert - Chair and an expert in community engagement with a broad understanding of the cultural and social issues affecting Aboriginal people of NSW.
Mr Norman Laing - Office of Environment and Heritage - ex-officio member.
Mr Jason Ardler - Aboriginal Affairs NSW - ex officio member.
Ms Constance Chatfield - Local Government and Shires Association (LGSA) -expertise in land management and the issues affecting Aboriginal cultural heritage
Mr Stephen Ryan - NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) - expertise in land management and the issues affecting Aboriginal cultural heritage
Mr Brad Welsh - Rio Tinto - an individual who has expertise in land management and the issues affecting Aboriginal cultural heritage,
Ms Megan Mebberson - Office of the Registrar, Aboriginal Land Rights Act - Aboriginal culture and heritage legal expert
Dr Sandra Wallace - Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists (AACA) - expert in Aboriginal culture and heritage conservation
Ms Brianna Casey - NSW Farmers - from industry or business with experience in issues relating to Aboriginal culture and heritage
Mr Robert Wilcher - Property Council of Australia (NSW) - from industry or business with experience in issues relating to Aboriginal culture and heritage
ACH Working Party: Danny Gilbert (Chair), Robert Wilcher, Constance Chatfield, Brad Welsh, Brianna Casey, Stephen Ryan, Megan Mebberson, Jason Ardler, Norman Laing, and Sandra Wallace
Meeting communiqués for download:
Page last updated: 12 October 2012