Each July, NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The theme for 2022 is a call to ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!‘ As the unifying alliance for Australian professions, ACoP calls on all professionals to acknowledge the significance of indigenous culture in our national heritage and consider how we can actively contribute to this year’s theme, by sharing your member organisation’s plans to celebrate NAIDOC Week.
“Whether it’s seeking proper environmental, cultural and heritage protections, Constitutional change, a comprehensive process of truth-telling, working towards treaties, or calling out racism—we must do it together”.
We are calling on each of you, our member organisations to share with us your plans, activities, events, and efforts to celebrate this year’s NAIDOC Week.
As a professional community of peers, with the clear mission of building and maintaining community confidence in all professionals, we have an inherent obligation to extend this commitment to championing change, offering support, and amplifying the voices that are leading the change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across the land.
In conjunction with this year’s theme, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!, and in the spirit of recognising and supporting the great work that each of you are leading, ACoP would be delighted to share your stories through our communications channels and ensure your voice is heard. Together with our member organisations we acknowledge and celebrate each of your efforts as a collective agency of professionals in this country, that aims to go beyond just words, but a signal of meaningful and genuine action.
We look forward to hearing from you, our professional community of leaders, so please send your content to CEO@Professions.org.au