Mai-Wel is thrilled to announce the launch of its Reflection Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) which has been endorsed by Reconciliation Australia. Mai-Wel’s RAP has been developed to outline a series of actions that will enable Mai-Wel to play an active role in closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians. Developing a RAP has been in the works at Mai-Wel for some time and it was with great pride that Mai-Wel’s finalised RAP was officially endorsed by Reconciliation Australia recently.
To commemorate the endorsement of the RAP in February 2021, Mai-Wel will be holding an official unveiling of artwork, ‘Hands of Moments’ by Aboriginal artist Alison Buchanan (pictured), at Mai-Wel’s Corporate Services office in Maitland. This is one of many initiatives taking place in February to launch the RAP.
Mai-Wel CEO, Lynne Graham says “the RAP will allow Mai-Wel to build a solid foundation for our ongoing commitment to support local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, programs and events, and to adopt respectful protocols.”