Gannawarra

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.

 

Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation [YYNAC]

Ph: (03) 5832 0222

 

Mallee and District Aboriginal Health Service

Mildura Office

120 Madden Ave. PO Box 5134 Mildura VIC 3502.

Ph: (03) 5018 4100

Fax: (03) 5023 7852

 

Swan Hill Office

70 Nyah Road Swan Hill

Ph: (03) 5032 8600

 

Kerang Office

9 Nolan Street Kerang

Ph: (03) 5450 3019

 

Robinvale Office

Lot 1 McLennan Drive Robinvale

Ph: (03) 5026 1848 

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Loddon Mallee

Krystal Henderson | 03 5833 5238 | krystal.henderson@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 It is now out of date.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.

KEY DOCUMENTS / LINKS

GOOD PRACTICE

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

  • Flies the Aboriginal flag on special occasions
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • 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 First Peoples specific programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Supports local Frist Peoples economic development
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses
  • Is involved in local First Peoples tourism

CONTACT DETAILS

47 Victoria Street, KERANG 3579

PO Box 287, KERANG 3579

Tel: 03 5450 9333

Fax: 03 5450 3023

E: council@gannawarra.vic.gov.au

www.gannawarra.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Contact Council reception at council@gannawarra.vic.gov.au or on 03 9450 9333.

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