Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and remind people that we are on Aboriginal land.

In 2016, there were 2,621 Aboriginal people living in Shellharbour City, representing 3.8% of the population (compared to 2.9% in NSW). Since 2006, the Aboriginal population in our city has increased at a much faster rate than the general population.

Council is committed to ensuring services and events across our city meet the needs of our Aboriginal community.  

Welcome to Country in Dharawal language from Shellharbour City Council on Vimeo.