OCHRE Local Decision Making Stage 2 Evaluation: Three Rivers Regional Assembly Evaluation Report

Southern Cross by Krystal Hurst
Author/editor: Hunt, J, Lonsdale, A, Olsen, S and Thomassin, A
Year published: 2023
Issue no.: 02/2023


This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the implementation of the Three Rivers Regional Assembly (TRRA) Local Decision Making Accord. The evaluation was co-designed with TRRA and key public sector officials involved in implementing the Accord. Its findings are based on the research team’s independent assessment of the data collected. The evaluation methods included a workshop with TRRA delegates; interviews or yarning circles with TRRA staff, delegates and former delegates, Elders, Local Aboriginal Land Council Chief Executive Officers and Board members, and many other community members, as well as interviews with senior government staff involved in implementation of the Accord. 

Keywords: Self determination, shared decision making, Aboriginal governance, Three Rivers Regional Assembly, OCHRE, Local Decision Making , government–community engagement.

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