Indigenous Participation

Acknowledgement of Country

Upstream PS acknowledges and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live and recognises the rich indigenous history of this country.  We pay our respects to Elders both past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Upstream PS is committed to building strong relationships within the Indigenous communities in which we operate and have developed our Indigenous Participation Plan based on the three pillars of reconciliation, Relationships, Respect and Opportunities.

Indigenous Participation Framework

Indigenous Participation Plan (TBA)

Indigenous Heritage Policy

Upstream's Indigenous Heritage Policy details our commitment to the principles of Respecting and valuing the traditional rights and cultural heritage of indigenous people and indigenous sites and educating our personnel on indigenous heritage sites through site specific inductions.

Indigenous Affairs Policy

Upstream's Indigenous Affairs Policy details our commitment to growing strong Relationships and opportunities through:

  • Contributing to the development of Indigenous communities through the promotion of employment, career development and commercial opportunities.
  • Fostering the potential for development of sustainable relationships between Indigenous communities and Upstream PS.
  • Supporting culturally appropriate learning and development programmes and adhering to cultural protocols for indigenous people.
  • Communicating the principles and objectives of our policies to all employees, contractors, visitors and interested parties.