The QCAA is committed to reconciliation in Australia. As part of its commitment, the QCAA affirms that:
Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the first Australians, and have the oldest living cultures in human history
Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples have strong cultural traditions and speak diverse languages and dialects, other than Standard Australian English
teaching and learning in Queensland schools should provide opportunities for students to deepen their knowledge of Australia by engaging with the perspectives of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples
positive outcomes for Aboriginal students and Torres Strait Islander students are supported by successfully embedding Aboriginal perspectives and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across planning, teaching and assessing student achievement.
Last reviewed: 1 July 2014