The long journey to Native Title and Self Determination.
Port Curtis Coral Coast Limited as Trustee for the Port Curtis Coral Coast Aboriginal Peoples Charitable Trust.
The Eight Directors of PCCC Ltd represent the four groups of Byellee, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang and Taribelang people who make up the Port Curtis Coral Coast native title claim group. PCCC Ltd manages the benefits of various Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) and other Agreements and regularly informs, and consults with PCCC people on an ongoing basis through newsletters, webpage and social media.
The PCCC peoples 2012-2030 Strategic Plan and, PCCC Ltd Trust Corporate Plan 2017-2030 are the organisations guiding corporate documents which are complimented by the PCCC Ltd Business and Economic Development Plan prepared by PricewaterhouseCooopers. PCCC Ltd follows an established Corporate Governance Framework, which prescribes best practice corporate governance principles.
PCCC Ltd is committed to self-determination for PCCC people and supports community, social and economic development programs that are delivered by the people, for the people. PCCC Ltd has various Programs and a strong model for delivering successful and sustainable programs:
Information related to the Board and Governance of the PCCC Trust can be found here including regular updates from Board Meetings, Membership Forms and processes and PCCC Trust Corporate Calendar.
Since Consent the PCCC Ltd has provided administrative and operational support to the First Nations Bailai, Gurang, Gooreng Gooreng, Taribelang People Aboriginal Corporation RNTPBC (PBC). This is an enormous privilege to help manage all Cultural Heritage for the Bundaberg, Gladstone and North Burnett Regions and for all TUMRA Land and Sea Claim rights and responsibilities for PCCC people.
The PBC has been committed to building capacity for PCCC people and key to this is respecting our Elders, maintaining our culture, ensuring PCCC language, care of country responsibilities and cultural practices are honoured and continued.
Our Elders and Culture Committee are currently preparing Policies and Programs to promote and support our Elders and keeping our culture strong. The Terms of Reference for the Committee are:
- Creation of an Elders Council;
- Ongoing maintaining and supporting PCCC Cultural and Language Programs;
- Supporting PCCC Elders by developing appropriate Socio programs;
- Assist with leadership and caring of country responsibilities and PCCC land use strategies
In additional to supporting the PBC and PCCC, Elders are also pivotal in helping manage the Cultural Heritage and TUMRA activities across our land and sea claim.