Reconciliation at CIT
CIT's reconciliation vision
To promote a culture that strengthens respect for, relationships with and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through positive and inclusive learning and workforce innovation practices.
History of reconciliation at CIT
- 1998 – 2004: CIT participated in the national Sorry Book initiative, contributing signatures, stories and apologies from staff and students across all CIT campuses over several months.
- 2000 (2 June): CIT Reconciliation Sub-Committee established to develop a Reconciliation Statement for CIT and plan reconciliation activities.
- 2002 (31 July): CIT was the first ACT Government Agency to launch a Reconciliation Statement
- 2009: CIT issued a Reconciliation Statement Reaffirmation during CIT NAIDOC Week and also adopted the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Library and Information Resources Network (ATSILIRN) protocols.
- 2012 (30 August): The CIT Reconciliation Action Plan 2012-14 was officially launched. A RAP implementation committee has been established to drive and monitor the progress of the plan.
For more information about reconciliation and RAPs, please visit Reconciliation Australia.
CIT acknowledges the United Ngunnawal Elders Council as the representative body of the Ngunnawal community; the traditional owners of the ACT and region. We pay respect to the Elders, both past and present, and acknowledge the ongoing contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.