Murranga Murranga


ACT Public Service Indigenous Network (ACTPSIN)

The ACT Public Service Indigenous Network (ACTPSIN) was established in January 2008 and provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employed in the ACT Public Service to contribute to improving program and service delivery by the ACT Government.

On January 1st 2015 the network will be known as Murranga Murranga, this is a Ngunnawal word given to the network by the United Ngunnawal Elders Council. Murranga by itself means ‘hand’ and together Murranga Murranga means “hand in hand.”

The ACTPSIN has an Executive Team consisting of 2 co chairs and 2 team members, the next election will be held during the first meeting of 2015. The network will hold 4 meetings in 2015 and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ACT Government staff is encouraged to attend and/or join the network to be kept up-to-date with information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.

The network also consists of four working groups, these are;

  • Employment;
  • Mentoring and Leadership;
  • Workforce Retention; and
  • Cultural integrity.

Secretariat and administrative support for Murranga Murranga (ACTPSIN) 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.