Mansfield

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.


 

Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

37 High Street Broadford, Victoria 3658

Email: enquiries@taungurung.com.au

Phone: (03) 5784 1433

 

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

27 Scriveners Road, Kalimna West, Victoria 3909, Australia

PO Box 1699 Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia

Ph: (03) 5152 5100

reception@glawac.com.au

 

Gadhaba Local Indigenous Network

Ph: 02 6059 0207

E: darren.moffitt@dpc.vic.gov.au

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Hume

Darren Moffitt | 02 6059 0207| darren.moffitt@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 It is now out of date.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

Mansfield Shire Council 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 at Council buildings
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy – included in Diversity Policy
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific commitments in Council strategic documents

CONTACT DETAILS

33 Highett Street, MANSFIELD 3722

Private Bag 1000, MANSFIELD 3724

Tel: 03 5775 8555

Fax: 03 5775 2677

E: council@mansfield.vic.gov.au

www.mansfield.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

To be advised

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