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Aboriginal Community Advisory Group

North Coast Local Land Services has established an Aboriginal Community Advisory Group.

The Aboriginal Community Advisory Group will assist North Coast Local Land Services in the delivery of its natural resource management, agricultural advisory, biosecurity and emergency management services to Aboriginal communities of the North Coast,  as well as support the implementation of the North Coast Local Land Services Aboriginal Engagement Plan.

Aboriginal Community Advisory Group members include Des Williams, Tweed Heads; Shane Ivey, Mullumbimby; Rachael Cavanagh, Grafton; Robin Heath, Dorrigo; Ruben Browne, Coffs Harbour and Patricia Walker, Bowraville. Members come from diverse backgrounds and bring a broad range of knowledge and experience.  They represent Local Aboriginal Land Councils and environmental groups. There are also standing representatives from state government agencies, including Claude McDermott, Aboriginal Affairs NSW; Kaiya Donovon, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage; Peter Smith and Wes Fernando, NSW Aboriginal Land Council.