Joint Strategic Plan

The GIPL and GAC Board of Directors have worked together to create a Joint Strategic Plan to guide the General Gumala Foundation in achieving goals and outcomes for our Members and Beneficiaries.

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

Traditional Owners guiding and protecting the Banjima, Yinhawangka and Nyiyaparli cultures and country, and our future leaders.

Mission

To support and empower Gumala Traditional Owners to achieve independence and a sense of self, embedded in culture.

Our shared values

BeneficiariesFamilyWe care about our people and the communities in which we live and work.
LeadershipWe recognise and celebrate our strength and successes as well as those of our community.
RespectWe value and honour ourselves and others in both word and action.
HonestyWe are truthful, sincere and clear in our actions and words.
CultureOur decisions and actions are guided by our connections to lore, culture and custom. We are confident walking in two worlds.

Key Focus Areas

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Appropriate Access and Support

All Members live long, happy, healthy lives with access to appropriate housing, land and health services.

CULTURE AND LAND

Respected and Lived

All Members live our culture, with access and support to understand our language, our Lore, our Country, where our family comes from and how to pass it on.

MEMBERS’ EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESSES

Strong in Both Worlds

All Members have access to appropriate education in both cultures and support to achieve

ORGANISATIONS AND ENTITIES

Sustainable and Proud

Our organisations are strong and sustainable, supporting and employing our Members in a culturally appropriate way

Key Enablers

Gumala Team

Together we have created a 5-year Joint Strategic plan and a Long Term 25-year plan:

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