Acknowledgement of Country
AESG's operations span various locations across Australia, with our primary offices situated on the ancestral lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.
At AESG, we extend our profound respect to the Traditional Custodians of this nation, recognizing their enduring connections to the land, sea, and communities. We hold a deep reverence for the wisdom and leadership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, both past and present.
Acknowledging the rich tapestry of stories, traditions, and vibrant cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land, we are dedicated to forging a collaborative path towards a brighter shared future.
Reconciliation Action Plan - Reflect
AESG has developed and put in place a Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which has been endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.
Our RAP is built around the four core principles of:
It is our ambition to lead positive change within our industry and within our community across a number of environmental, social and community initiatives.
As an organisation we value actions highly, and firmly believe that in undertaking a RAP it is critical that we educate ourselves and follow through and complete each item and action identified - our actions speak louder than words.
Our future aspirations as part of our RAP journey include:
Improving employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals
Increasing our procurement practices from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander companies
Improving our knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and celebrating the cultures with our employees
Establishing and strengthening ties with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
We acknowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and history dates back tens of thousands of years, and it is incumbent upon us as an organisation and as individuals to educate ourselves and celebrate this culture and history.