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History

NATSIWA is incorporated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Commonwealth).

NATSIWA aims to work to advocate and empower the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in Australia.

Aim

NATSIWA’S AIMS & OBJECTIVES are to:

  1. Provide national leadership and recognition of the status and of the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women;
  2. Protect and advance the wellbeing and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women;
  3. Secure economic, political, social, educational, cultural and environmental futures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women by working with governments, service providers, communities and other stakeholders;
  4. Build strong relationships with government, industry and among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, based on mutual respect and equality;
  5. Identify issues, research solutions and educate government service providers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to achieve the above purposes; and
  6. Be an international voice by advocating on behalf of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.