Award winning partnership, Sunshine Coast Council’s Kids in Action Program
Winners of the 2020 Queensland Reconciliation Awards Partnership Category.
Sunshine Coast Council’s 2019 Kids in Action program has been recognised for the role it played in building deeper connections between the Jinibara and Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi First Nations people and the region’s children, by winning the Queensland Reconciliation Award partnership. 2019 was the International Year of Indigenous Languages, which encouraged the program to deepen the connections with the Sunshine Coast First Nations communities.
Local Traditional Custodians guided students as they learnt about their iconic species and began their journey towards becoming passionate custodians of Country. In total, 257 students, 24 schools, 145 teachers/adults, 19 First Nations mentors, 7 youth leaders and 23 volunteers attended five events throughout the year.
EnviroCom has been involved in the Kids In Action Program for many years and has coordinated the program for the 3 years (2017-2019) for Sunshine Coast Council . EnviroCom would like to congratulate the Sunshine Coast Council, the Jinibara and Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi First Nations people, the students and teachers and all the amazing volunteers and community groups who joined together to create this very special program. Thank you for your passion, your energy and your incredible support. The Sunshine Coast Council Kids in Action program truly is an award winning partnership.
For highlights of the final event – KIA conference – please view https://youtu.be/wkpw7ar8Ljc