Our Vision, Mission & Values

Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre artists Eileen Tep and Charlotte Beeron. Photo: Kerry Trapnell

Vision

Supporting culturally strong best practice Indigenous art enterprises

Mission

Effecting sustainable growth through advocacy and long-term quality support for the development, marketing and promotion of Indigenous cultures, artists and art centres in Far North Queensland.

We do this by:

  • Listening, involving and working with members according to protocols.

Building capacity through:

  • Seeking funding and resources for projects and activities that support best practice and promotes the members.
  • Celebrating and promoting success and strengths.
  • Using research as a tool.
  • Encouraging career development and leadership opportunities.
  • Offering targeted training.
  • Fostering networks and partnerships.

Values

Culture underpins all our work because we:

  • Nurture a culture of excellence
  • Secure and maintain the mandate of members
  • Value what people do
  • Celebrate the success of others
  • Balance cultural obligations and economic goals
  • Encourage innovative and bold decision-making
  • Ensure we are ethical, accountable and transparent in all our work.