Greater Dandenong

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 4128 FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199

Ph: 0499 222 331

admin@bunuronglc.org.au 

Dandenong & District Aborigines Cooperative Limited

62 Stud Road Dandenong Victoria 3175

P.O. Box 683 Dandenong Victoria 3175

Phone: (03) 9794 5973

Fax: (03) 9706 9983

 

Bunurong Health Service

3 Carroll Avenue

P.O. Box 683, Dandenong, 3175

Phone: (03) 9794 5933

Fax: (03) 9791 1247

 

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 It is now out of date.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 Greater Dandenong 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 permanently and on special occasion outside/above Town Hall;
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Employs Engagement Officer & Trainee – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councilors
  • 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 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
  • Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
  • Runs Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people

CONTACT DETAILS

225 Lonsdale St, DANDENONG 3175

PO Box 200, DANDENONG 3175

Ph: (03) 9239 5100

E: council@cgd.vic.gov.au

www.greaterdandenong.com


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Leanne Pearson,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities Engagement Officer,

T: 03 8571 5393

E: Leanne.Pearson@cgd.vic.gov.au

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