Ability Options, Ngarokiliko Malang – Stand Together
Ngarokiliko Malang shares the story of Ability Options and the coming together of community groups, around shared vision to operate and move forward together as one. Central to the design a large gathering circle depicts Ability Options today, while the interconnected people symbols sitting to the top right highlight partnerships, team work and working together.
Elders imagery and the Eagle Hawk Awabakal totem at the top left of the canvas brings a welcome to all, acknowledging the Awabakal people as the traditional custodians of the land and celebrates a commitment of working together towards reconciliation and providing opportunities for first nations people.
Connected people symbolism flowing across the artwork reflect the Ability Options mission to support people who need assistance to achieve their aspirations, highlighting continued appreciation of the cultural strengths and resilience of Indigenous peoples. Gathering circles on country within the design highlight community, diversity and inclusion, while together the circles depict the five values of Trust, Inclusion, Courage, Respect, Leadership.
A backdrop of songlines on country highlight the Awabakal people as the people of the hills and plains. Blue water imagery is representative of the organisations footprint on Country close to major waterways of the East Coast and Lake Macquarie. Message stick imagery spans the base of the design sharing the message of people (past, present and future) who have been support and inspire by Ability Options
Size: 900 x 600 mm
Date: July 2021
Medium: Mixed medium
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