The Darkinjung LALC since its creation under the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW ALR Act) has been located on the Central Coast of New South Wales its boundaries stretch from Catherine Hill Bay to the North, Hawkesbury River to the South, Pacific Ocean to the East and Watagan Mountains to the West.
Since its creation Darkinjung LALC has constantly focused on improving the health and wellbeing of the community. The Council achieves this objective by implementing policies and procedures through the operational functions of an Aboriginal Land Council, and in accordance with the NSW ALR Act.
Darkinjung LALC shares its boundaries with neighbours Bahtabah LALC and Metropolitan LALC which were established around the traditional boundaries of the region.
The Darkinjung LALC is positioned within two Local Government Areas (LGA’s) these being Wyong Shire Council and Gosford City Council, with an estimated shared population of over 304,744 and an estimated shared Aboriginal population of over 7,012 (Two Ways Together report 2009).
The following core operational functions of Darkinjung LALC will allow the organisation to focus, develop and grow our business;
- Community Participation and Wellbeing
- Culture, Heritage and Environment
- Governance and Operations
- Business and Economic Development