Our Progress – Governance

Structured, transparent and supportive governance, that incorporates an accountability for the commitment made to the actions and deliverables of the RAP, underpins the integrity of the commitment.

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13.Establish and maintain an effective RAP Working Group (RWG) to drive governance of the RAP(a) Form a RWG to govern RAP implementationOctober 2020RAP Project OfficerAlthough highly advisable a RWG is not mandatory for the Reflect RAP.
Over the duration of this RAP significant consultation occurred with a range First Nations peoples as well as with those who have work in and amongst the various Aboriginal groups and communities across Australia. Most of these consultations occurred in the local community. Consultation with
SA West Coast Communities
Central Australia Communities Alice Springs Alice Springs
Hope Vale, Qld
(b) Draft Terms of Reference for the RWGOctober 2020RAP Project OfficerWorkshopped task of the group.
(c)  Establish First Nations representation on the RWGOctober 2020RAP Project OfficerThrough working across the range of community groups and areas across Australia it has been helpful to identify candidates, both First Nations people and others who will have a valuable set of skills and experiences to contribute to this group.
14. Provide appropriate support for effective implementation of RAP commitments(a)   Define resource needs for RAP implementationJune 2020General Church Board ChairRAP Governance Structure RAP Governance
Development of Project Plan, inclusive of financial forecast, communication strategy, annually adjusted Project Plan Communication Strategy
Development of Guiding Principles for RAP development RAP Development Guiding Principles
Development of annual financial budgets and financial forecasts 2016 - 2021
(b) Engage senior leaders (College of Bishops and General Church Board) in the delivery of RAP commitmentsJune 2021General Church Board ChairResponsibility for each of the deliverables within each action assigned across the various directors/managers of LCA churchwide office Implementation Plan Areas of Responsibility
(c) Define appropriate systems and capability to track, measure and report on RAP commitmentsJune 2020General Church Board ChairCreation of, an implementation plan for the delivery of Action and deliverables LCA Reflect RAP Implementation Plan
Creation of data list of progress and achievement of Action and deliverables
RAP website | Our RAP page: accessible to public wishing to track the progress recorded against each of the Actions and deliverables RAP Progress
15.Build accountability and transparency through reporting RAP achievements, challenges and learnings both internally and externally(a) Complete and submit the annual RAP Impact Measurement Questionnaire to Reconciliation AustraliaSeptember 2020General Church Board ChairCreation of RAP progress tables publicly available on LCA RAP website | Our ProgressOur Progress
Submitted RAP Impact Measurement Questionnaire 30 September 2021
16. Continue our reconciliation journey by developing our next RAP (a) Register via Reconciliation Australia’s website to begin developing our next RAP (Innovate)February 2021General Church Board ChairDecision not to progress to the Innovate RAP at this point in time

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