Brimbank

KEY ABORIGINAL ORGANISATIONS

For information about formally Recognised Traditional Owners visit First Peoples - State Relations' interactive map and search the Local Government Area name (e.g. LGA: Ballarat) or a street address. You can also refer to First Peoples - State Relations' Welcomes and Acknowledgements Protocol.

 

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Phone: (03) 9416 2905

E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au 

 

Moondani Balluk Academic Unit

PO Box 14428, Melbourne VIC 8001

T: 03 9919 2836

E: Moondani.Balluk@vu.edu.au

 

Wayapa Wuurrk

T: 0411 712 948  / 0488 767 761

E: info@wayapawuurrk.com

 

Western Suburbs Indigenous Gathering Place Association

Unit 1-2, 7 Wedge Street, Werribee VIC 3030

T: 03 8742 3144

E: colleen@gatheringplace.com.au

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | North West Metro

Debbie Evans | 03 8392 5336 | deborah.evans@dpc.vic.gov.au


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(includes Aboriginal organisations)

Please note that the information contained within the Aboriginal Community Profile was gathered in 2014. It is now out of date. A refresh of this data is currently being undertaken and the updated results will be available soon

GOOD PRACTICE

The City of Brimbank reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies both flags permanently outside the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Collects data on employee Indigenous identity
  • Has an Aboriginal Employment Policy or Plan
  • Has a general Employment Policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal People
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific programs
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

Phone: 9249 4000

Fax: 9249 4351

Mail: PO Box 70, Sunshine VIC 3020

Email: info@brimbank.vic.gov.au

www.brimbank.vic.gov.au

 

KEY CONTACT

Candice Feuerring

Diversity and Inclusion Planning Officer  

Phone: 03 9249 4305

Email:Candicef@brimbank.vic.gov.au

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