General Aboriginal Services

Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

ACT COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTORATE

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About Us

Peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs in the ACT. Connects jurisdictional level agendas, community aspirations, policy and program development and evidence bases as well as supporting decision makers to 'Close the Gap' on disadvantage. Responsible for driving policy for equitable outcomes, tracking progress and forecasting future needs, reviewing and evaluating programs, coordinating and supporting different levels of government and public bodies, and managing the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Grants Program. Also manages the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre at Yarramundi Reach, Acton. Provides secretariat support for the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB).

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: (02) 6207 9784

Fax: (02) 6205 7187

Disabled Facilities: Lift

Notes: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre

Quick Facts About The Region

Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre - Canberra City is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and City, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.