Yaama (Welcome)

Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council Elders, Members and Staff welcome you to Tamworth, sacred land of the Kamilaroi people for Artstate 2019.

Kamilaroi people are the traditional custodians of the land, we recognise the strength, resilience and capacity of our ancestors and Elders. As leaders in our community we hold and instil in you the utmost respect for our land, or rivers, our Elders and our community. If you look after them they will look after you.

Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council uphold our vision to represent our members and the wider Aboriginal community in our aims to protect our heritage, preserve our culture and foster our best interests. We successfully accomplish this by creating our own opportunities and building pride, self-esteem, respect and financial stewardship for present and future generations whilst using the assets of land, people and culture.

We welcome you to do business on our Country, in our Country humbly, with respect, empathy, compassion and vision for the future to protect our mother earth, our culture and our people.

— Tamworth Kamilaroi and Aboriginal Community Elders