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.
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
37 High Street Broadford, Victoria 3658
Phone: (03) 5784 1433
Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Northern Metro Inner East
Walk of Art at MC Square, 689 Doncaster Road, Doncaster
Tel: 0425 758 304
Meet at various locations, updates listed on Facebook
Tel: 0408 343 433
Wombat Bend, Lower Templestowe
Tel: 0408 343 433
(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 It is now out of date.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
Manningham City Council reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victoria Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.
- Flies the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander flags permanently above the Town Hall
- Engages with Traditional Owners
- Acknowledges Country
- Arranges Welcome to Country
- Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
- Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
- Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
- Has an Aboriginal Employment Strategy
- Collects data on employee Aboriginal identity
- Employs an Aboriginal Liaison Officer or similar – part-time
- Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
- Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
- Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
- 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
- Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
- Provides Aboriginal specific HACC services
- Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
- Supports local Aboriginal economic development
- Promotes Aboriginal businesses
- Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
- Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism
- Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
- Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks