Reconciliation statement

Our commitment to Aboriginal reconciliation.

VSPRY declares its commitment to Aboriginal reconciliation: developing a strong community and fostering mutual respect, social justice and a united voice between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal Australians.

We respect and acknowledge the Aboriginal land on which the Australian offices of VSPRY are located. We acknowledge the Aboriginal nations on whose traditional lands that VSPRY has a presence, respecting and acknowledging the traditional peoples and the cultural significance and history of the land.

We are aware of the impact of the alienation and other forms of injustices including the removal of children, the loss of land, the destruction of languages and culture, and the ongoing struggle for social and restorative justice. Through acknowledging and understanding past losses and injustices and through committing to redressing the social and economic challenges and ongoing racism, we will continue to move forward together to a better future.

We recognise that health and finance plays an integral role in providing a foundation and platform for the exercise of self-determination and the empowerment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Through collaboration, we are committed to ensuring inclusion and accessibility to our products which contribute to the development of a productive and harmonious community.

We acknowledge and appreciate the contribution and support of all communities. We will continue to build on existing partnerships and wherever possible forge respectful relationships designed to contribute to the ongoing endeavour of redressing the circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, health, cultures, languages, social justice, employment and empowerment.

We are committed to providing an environment that is free from racism and discrimination, developing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We embrace the unique and diverse cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – cultures which are some of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

With respect and collaboration, VSPRY embraces a united approach to equity and inclusiveness for all Australians.