13 March 2020
Welcome to Country: Tarryn Cora
Information for new attendees – MG (Qld. Government representative: Phillip Brooks
Deputy Director-General – Department of Youth Justice and Nicole Trousdell
Regional Director of Youth Justice Central Queensland)
“What has happened since the last time we met (2 August 2019)” (PowerPoint Presentation) – Mick Gooda
Education Working Group Overview – Matthew Hill, Seini Tonga, Ty Ernst
Stocklands Shopping Centre – Nyoka, shopping centre RAPs i.e. employment, CBA, is it legal for our kids to be searched? Advice needed on the process of searching kids (racial profiling). Kids rights.
YJ presentation regarding rights (Rose Malone). Community Policing Board meetings are opened for community participation. Community organisations need to be accountable (NGOs) – from Government down to front-line staff. Idea – organisations to make a presentation to the Big Group on what they do – (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service providers) – convene a meeting. PBC needs to be involved. MG to meet with DPBC.
Youth Forum Report – Nyoka Fetoa’i, Seini Tonga, Ty Ernst presenting.
“Walking Together to Make Things Better” (Inaugural Rockhampton Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Forum 2019).
Next Big Group meeting address the findings of this report. Mentoring, educating teachers. Conduct a meeting to look at the report’s findings.
Establish a working group to address the recommendations from the Youth Forum Report: Laurel Mason, Letitia Smith, Aunty Carol Willie, Uncle Poi Pensio, Paul Gooda, Barry Jard, Brittany Cheel
Items to follow up on: