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  • Free discount and entertainment guide for residents launched
    From Monday 16 July, residents of Cessnock City will be invited to collect their Resident’s Buy Local Guide. This special magazine is part of a new ‘Buy Local’ campaign developed by Cessnock City Council under the Advance Cessnock City partnership, in order to encourage residents to support more local businesses. 
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Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2018-2020

May 2018 – April 2020

With the completion of Councils first ever Reconciliation Action Plan called the ‘Reflect Plan’, Council, with encouragement and support from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee, has developed its second Reconciliation Action Plan, called the ‘Innovate Plan’.

The ‘Innovate Plan’ is a two year plan and was adopted by Council on the 16 May 2018.  

The plan provides Council with a framework and vision for reconciliation and is structured around 4 themes:

  • Relationships
  • Respect
  • Opportunities
  • Governance, Tracking Progress and Reporting.  

Reconciliation Australia has endorsed the plan and this endorsement comes with a responsibility to report annually on the achievement of actions.

Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan