Casey

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.


Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 11219

FRANKSTON VIC 3199

Phone: 9770 1273

Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au


Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place

20 Agonis St, Doveton VIC 3177


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro

Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 | isaac.young@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 It is now out of date.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

In 2016, the City of Casey was a finalist in the Community HART Awards for their work in early childhood reconciliation. In conjunction with the City of Dandenong, the Reconciliation in Early Childhood Partnership Working Group was established in 2015 to plan and deliver a forum to highlight the need for reconciliation in the early years, and to build the capacity of staff in the early childhood sector to engage and provide culturally safe service delivery.

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

  • Flies Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags permanently
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal languages to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council Strategic documents
  • Provides Indigenous specific funding
  • Employs Aboriginal staff Employs a part time
  • Aboriginal Liaison Officer Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific HACC services
  • Runs Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

Magid Drive, NARRE WARREN 3805

PO Box 1000, NARRE WARREN 3805

Tel: 03 9705 5200

Fax: 03 9704 9544

Email: caseycc@casey.vic.gov.au

Website: www.casey.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Courtney Boi

Acting Aboriginal Engagement Coordinator 

E: cboi@casey.vic.gov.au

M: 0439 164 744


Elizabeth Tomlins

Aboriginal Access and Support Officer

E: etomlins@casey.vic.gov.au

T: 9705 4444

M: 0439 681 713

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