RQI vision

An equitable and informed Queensland, which recognises a shared past and respects Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Australians.

RQI purpose

Promote an ongoing process of reconciliation within Queensland through:

  • Campaigning against racism and any other form of discrimination;
  • Facilitating and supporting mutually respectful and engaging relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders;
  • The development of strategic partnerships;
  • Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, communities and organisations in aspirations related to education and training, health and well being, cultural sustainability, justice and self determination;
  • Advocating and supporting institutional and individual change with a focus on cultural competence and cultural safety;
  • Supporting individuals, organisations, local reconciliation and community groups by providing access to information and resources;
  • Creating an environment for greater understanding of the unique position, diversity of cultures, languages and histories of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Providing an improved understanding of Australian history and contemporary issues from an Indigenous Australian perspective and advocating against injustices suffered by Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Opportunities to support the educational and training desires of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander people;
  • Supporting community desires for the revival and maintenance of Aboriginal languages and cultures and Torres Strait Islander languages and cultures;
  • Supporting programs that improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Supporting initiatives that encourage self determination and Indigenous rights of Aboriginal communities and Torres Strait Islander communities.