Eastern Gippsland

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.

 

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

Ph: (03) 5152 5100

Email: reception@glawac.com.au

 

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative

Ph: (03) 5150 0700

37-53 Dalmahoy Street Bairnsdale Vic 3875

 

Djillay Ngalu – East Gippsland Aboriginal Health Consortium

347A The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance 3909

Ph: (03) 5155 1051

Fax: (03) 5155 1278

E: admin@dn.org.au

 

Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust

Rules Road, Toorloo Arm

Vic 3909, Australia.

Tel: 03 5156 5475

 

Lake Tyers Health and Children’s Service

Rules Road, Toorloo Arm 3909

Ph: 5155 8500

 

Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative

37 – 53 Dalmahoy Street

Bairnsdale

Tel: (03) 5152 1891

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Gippsland

Alice Pepper | 03 5152 0631 | alice.pepper@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 It is now out of date.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

East Gippsland Shire reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies both the Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Island flags permanently in the Council Chambers and above the Town Hall
  • Uses local Aboriginal language to name places and projects
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Indigenous Network
  • Engages with the local Reconciliation Group
  • Includes specific Aboriginal policy statements in the Council Plan
  • Supports Aboriginal arts and culture by: Displaying artworks in Council premises and holding exhibitions
  • Has a documented local Aboriginal history
  • Has facilitated naming of local sites in recognition of Aboriginal people
  • Has Aboriginal specific library programs
  • Supports local Aboriginal economic development
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

273 Main Street, BAIRNSDALE 3875,

PO Box 1618, BAIRNSDALE 3875

Tel: 03 5153 9500,

Fax: 03 5153 9576

E: feedback@egipps.vic.gov.au

www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Sascha Johns,

Community Development Coordinator,

Tel: 03 5153 9500

Ph: 5320 5882

E: SaschaJ@egipps.vic.gov.au

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