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Media Opportunity: CIT to Launch Reconciliation Action Plan

Published: 18 Oct 2016

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) will launch ITS 2016-19 'Stretch' Reconciliation Action Plan on Wednesday as part of its NAIDOC Week celebrations*.

CIT has been a leading advocate for reconciliation since it became one of the first ACT government agencies to release a Reconciliation Statement in 2002. The commitment was strengthened in 2012 when CIT became one of Australia's first vocational education institutions to adopt a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

"This week CIT takes another step in its journey to help achieve genuine reconciliation with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community through decisive, positive action," CIT CEO Leanne Cover said.

"By adopting a Stretch RAP, CIT commits to three years of accelerated action to further build relationships, respect and opportunities for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

"CIT continues to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by actively supporting students to achieve their learning and life goals through the dedicated CIT Yurauna Centre, which also delivers cultural awareness training across the ACT and surrounds," Ms Cover said.

  • What: Canberra Institute of Technology Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-19 launched by CIT CEO Leanne Cover.
  • When: Wednesday, 19 October, 12:00pm
  • Where: CIT, Reid, 37 Constitution Ave, Canberra

*NAIDOC Week is celebrated at CIT in October due to holidays falling on the official NAIDOC Week.

Media enquiries:
Deborah Nesbitt, phone (02) 6207 8218 or 0402 398 612, or email

Course enquiries:
Canberra Institute of Technology, phone (02) 6207 3188 or email