Alpine Police stations to raise Aboriginal flags

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RAISING an Aboriginal flag at police stations in the Alpine Shire is another step towards reconciliation.

That’s the view of Alpine Cluster Commander Senior Sergeant Doug Incoll who said he welcomed the initiative begun by Victoria Police.

“Victoria Police began this project on the back of successful NAIDOC week celebrations this year but, really, it all started with the Kevin Rudd apology in 2007,” he said.

“We’re taking this forward in our communities with the view to forging and strengthening relationships with the Aboriginal communities who owned this land before European settlement.

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