United Ngunnawal Elders Council (UNEC)

The United Ngunnawal Elders Council (UNEC) is a significant Aboriginal body providing advice to the ACT Government in relation to heritage and connection to land matters for the Ngunnawal people. UNEC also provides advice to the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body in accordance with sections 8(j) and 9 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) Act 2008.

UNEC is made up of representatives nominated by each of the Ngunnawal family groups. The Council meets up to four times a year in Canberra at various locations, including community-based organisations.

Secretariat and administrative support for UNEC is provided by the ACT Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. Please contact the secretariat on (02) 6207 9784 or by e-mail at oatsia@act.gov.au for further details.

Correspondence for UNEC should be addressed as follows:

United Ngunnawal Elders Council
C/- Office for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Affairs
GPO Box 158
Canberra ACT 2600

Street Address:
Level 8, 11 Moore Street
Canberra City ACT 2601.

Information about 'Welcome to Country' ceremonies

United Ngunnawal Elders Charter