Darkinjung Delivery DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Darkinjung is one of 120 Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) in NSW. It is the largest non-government landholder on the Central Coast.
In February 2019, a set of pioneering changes to planning laws to enable Darkinjung to better achieve its aspirations for its land.
The Darkinjung Development Delivery Plan was approved by the Minister for Planning on 16 December 2022 under the provisions of the State Environmental Planning Policy (Planning Systems) 2021 (Chapter 3 Aboriginal land).
The delivery plan applies to 31 sites (consisting of 94 lots) in the Central Coast local government area. It considers the high-level opportunities and constraints associated with future development of the 31 sites. It supersedes the interim DDP from 2019.
Darkinjung acknowledges that we operate and function on the lands of the Darkinyung people.
We pay our respect to these lands and its people. We acknowledge those ancestors that defended,walked and managed these lands for many generations before us and who have left a legacy of strong cultural, wisdom and knowledge embeded in these lands today.
We acknowledge and recognise all Aboriginal people who have come from other First Nations groups and who have now come to call this country their home. We acknowledge our Elders who are our knowledge holders, teachers and pioneers.
We recognise all Aboriginal people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities and
acknowledge the negative impact and disconnection to family, land and community.
We empower our youth who are our hope for a brighter and stronger future and who will be our future leaders.
We acknowledge and pay our respect to our Members who have gone before us and recognise their contribution to our people and community.
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