Maribyrnong

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.


Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Level 1, Providence Building

Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067

Phone: (03) 9416 2905

email: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

 

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 4128 FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199

Phone: 0499 222 331

Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au 

 

Cohealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Team

107-139 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook VIC 3019

Program Manager: Tanya Druce

Phone: (03) 9448 6278

Fax: (03) 9312 3507

Mobile: 0428 762 221

Email: Tanya.Druce@cohealth.org.au

 

Aboriginal History – Living Museum of the West

Pipemakers Park, Van Ness Avenue, Maribyrnong, (entrance opposite Warr’s Road) Melways map ref: 28 B10

Phone: (03) 9318 3544

Fax: (03) 9318 1039

Email: admin@livingmuseum.org.au

 

Footscray Community Arts Centre – Indigenous Cultural Program

45 Moreland Street Footscray VIC 3011

Phone: 03 9362 8888

Email: reception@footscrayarts.com

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | North West Metro

Debbie Evans | 03 8392 5336 | deborah.evans@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 It is now out of date.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

Maribyrnong City Council reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies both flags permanently above the Town Hall.
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Has an Aboriginal Employment Strategy
  • 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
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • 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
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks

CONTACT DETAILS

Cnr Napier & Hyde Sts, FOOTSCRAY 3011

PO Box 58, FOOTSCRAY 3011

Tel: 03 9688 0200

Fax: 03 9687 7793

E: email@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Petr Svoboda

Diversity Planner

Ph: (03) 9688 0452

E: petr.svoboda@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

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