Condobolin Wiradjuri Alliance Group formed

Members of the Condobolin Aboriginal community and government representatives met last Monday for the inaugural meeting of the Condobolin Wiradjuri Alliance Group.

Various representatives of the Condobolin Aboriginal community met at the Condobolin Aboriginal Land Council building last Monday July 18 for the inaugural meeting of the Condobolin Wiradjuri Alliance Group (CWAG).

CWAG spokesperson, Kevin Read, said the group had been formed in order to address many of the issues currently creating disadvantages for Aboriginal people in Condobolin.

“We’ll be working within the whole community to create better outcomes for Aboriginal people in the future,” he said.

The group is comprised of a collection of community members including government representatives, elders and young people.

“We aim to ensure maximum opportunityiesfor the voices of Aboriginal people living in Condobolin and to reach decision makers in all levels of community, service providers and all level of government and its agencies,” Kevin said.

The CWAG will meet every second Monday of each month.

Attendees at the meeting included Tanya Atkinson, Mark Powell, Rebecca Shepherd, Allana Newman, Shirley-Ann Merritt, Rebecca Merritt, Amanda Coe, Kevin Read and Kendall Clarke with apologies from Neil Newman, Margie Williams and Kevin Griffiths.

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