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The RACGP Reconciliation Plan 2020-2022

Governance

The RAP will be governed by the RAP Working Group who will meet at least four times a year to drive and monitor RAP implementation, this will be overseen by the RAP Advisory Committee.

The RACGP will report to Reconciliation Australia though the RAP Impact Measurement Questionnaire every year.
Action
Deliverable
Timeline
Responsibility

15. Establish and maintain an effective RAP Working Group to drive governance of the RAP

Deliverable
  • Maintain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation on the RAP Working Group
Timeline

October 2020, June 2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Establish and apply a Terms of Reference for the RAP Working Group
Timeline

Review
June 2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Meet at least four times per year to drive and monitor RAP implementation
Timeline

October 2020, June 2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor
Support: RAP Working Group

16. Provide appropriate support for effective implementation of RAP commitments

Deliverable
  • Define resource needs for RAP implementation
Timeline

March 2021, March 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Engage our senior leaders and other staff in the delivery of RAP commitments
Timeline

Review June
2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Executive Leadership Team
Members of RAP Working Group
Support: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Define and maintain appropriate systems to track, measure and report on RAP commitments
Timeline

Review
June 2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Consider the impacts of new RACGP position statements on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and consult the National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health on their appropriateness.
Timeline

Review
June 2021, June 2022

Responsibility

Lead: General Manager, Policy, Practice & Innovation
Support: General Counsel

Deliverable
  • Appoint and maintain an internal ‘RAP Champion’ from senior management
Timeline

October 2020

Responsibility

Lead: General Counsel
Support: Senior RAP Advisor

17. Build accountability and transparency through reporting RAP achievements, challenges and learnings both internally and externally

Deliverable
  • Complete and submit the annual RAP Impact Measurement Questionnaire to Reconciliation Australia
Timeline

30 September 2020, 2021, 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Regularly report RAP progress to all staff and senior leaders and to the Board
Timeline

December
March, June of 2020, 2021 and 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Executive Leadership Team
Members of RAP Working Group
Support: Senior RAP Advisor
General Counsel

Deliverable
  • Publicly report our RAP achievements, challenges and learnings via social media, a formalised report or a media release. Ensure RAP achievements, challenges and learnings are publically available on the RACGP website
Timeline

July 2021, July 2022

Responsibility

Lead: National Manager, Media & Communications
Support: Senior RAP Advisor

Deliverable
  • Provide regular updates from our President to members on the progress and achievements of the RAP
Timeline

October 2020

Responsibility

Lead: National Manager, Media & Communications

Deliverable
  • Provide regular updates from our President to members on the progress and achievements of the RAP.
Timeline

October 2020

Responsibility

Lead: National Manager, Media & Communications

Deliverable
  • Participate in Reconciliation Australia’s biennial Workplace RAP Barometer.
Timeline

April 2022

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor
Support: General Council

Deliverable
  • Include questions within the RACGP organisational culture survey that can capture staff feedback about change in opinion in relation to our RAP activities.
Timeline

January 2021

Responsibility

Lead: General Manager, Human Resources

18. Continue our reconciliation journey by developing our next RAP

Deliverable
Timeline

December 2021

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

19. Establish and maintain an effective RAP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee to drive governance of the RAP

Deliverable
  • Create and maintain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee
Timeline

October 2020

Responsibility

Lead: Senior RAP Advisor

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