The Banyule Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee (BATSIAC) was established in 2015 to provide feedback to Council about the key issues and concerns of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Banyule.
The group provides advice and information on Inclusion, Access and Equity issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and on the implementation and review of Council's Plan.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Plan 2017-2021
Read the Banyule Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee terms of reference(PDF, 223KB).
The committee consists of up to 15 members with experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and 2 Councillors.
The committee includes representation from:
The current term is January 2020–December 2020. In late 2020 we will call for nominations for new members from the community.
For more information contact Nicole Findlay on 9490 4246 or Nicole.Findlay@banyule.vic.gov.au
1 Flintoff Street
Greensborough VIC 3088
Tel: +61 3 9490 4222
Banyule City Council is proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people as traditional custodians of the land and we pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Elders, past, present and emerging, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the region's history.
Banyule is a diverse community, made up of people from different cultures, beliefs, abilities, bodies, ages, sexualities, genders and identities. Council is committed to inclusion, access and equity for everyone. These principles foster cohesiveness, empower people and improve the wellbeing of the Banyule community.