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2013/14 City of Darwin annual report



2013/14 City of Darwin annual report

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City of Darwin annual report 2013/14


City of Darwin


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In tro d u ctIo n o vervIew G o a l 1 - co lla bo ratIve, In clu sIve a n d co n n ected co m m u n Ity G o a l 2 - vIbra n t, FlexIble a n d tro pIca l lIFestyle G o a l 3 - en vIro n m en ta lly susta In a ble cIty G o a l 4 - H Isto rIc a n d cultura lly rIcH cIty G o a l 5 - eFFectIve a n d respo n sIble G o vern a n ce FIn a n cIa l statem en ts3 CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 often referred to as saltwater people, the larrakia culture and identity is rich and vibrant. established songlines connecting larrakia people to country penetrate throughout their land and sea allowing stories and histories to be told and retold for future generations. the larrakia, lived, loved, birthed, hunted and survived a life on pristine coastal and inland areas. the original language of the larrakia, is Gulumirrgin (pronounced Goo-loo-midgin). one way the community of darwin can acknowledge and show respect for the larrakia history, culture and shared future is by an acknowledgement of country. the city of darwin opens every council meeting with an acknowledgement of country. the acknowledgement, developed in partnership with larrakia traditional owners reads: We the members of the City of Darwin acknowledge that we are meeting on Larrakia Country. We pay our respects to all Larrakia people both past and present. We are also committed to working together with the Larrakia people to care for this land and sea for our shared benefit and future. 2 CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 Acknowledgement of Country The City of Darwin acknowledges the Larrakia people as the Traditional Owners of all the land and waters of the greater Darwin region. D A R W IN H A R B O U R Top left dragonfly directs you back to the contents page < > web and email addresses will open in your browser when clicked on Use the side navigation to direct you to each section Click on our logo to go directly to our website http://www.darwin.nt.gov.au