Frankston

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 HEIGHTS VIC 3199

Phone: 03 9770 1273

Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au

 

Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd

Community Hub

South Melbourne Town Hall

208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Phone: 03 9682 9578

Email: info@boonwurrung.org.au

 

The Frankston Gathering Place

Ph: (03) 9768 1661

 

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service

Ph: (03) 9419 3888

 

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 It is now out of date.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

The City of Frankston 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 above the town hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Has a protocol for Acknowledgement of Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Indigenous Network
  • Engages with the local Reconciliation Group
  • Supports Aboriginal arts and culture by displaying artworks in Council premises, displaying artworks in public places, exhibitions, festivals, markets or concerts and by supporting local artists or performers
  • Has facilitated naming of local sites in recognition of Aboriginal people
  • Has worked with RAP’s or Traditional Owners to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage
  • Has Aboriginal specific library programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific child and family services
  • Conducts programs specifically targeted towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people

CONTACT DETAILS

Cnr Young & Davey Sts, FRANKSTON 3199

PO Box 490, FRANKSTON 3199

Ph: 1300 322 322

Fax: 03 9784 1094

E: info@frankston.vic.gov.au

www.frankston.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Grant Lea

Aboriginal Health Project Officer

T: 9784 1749

E: Grant.Lea@frankston.vic.gov.au

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