Melton

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

Phone: (03) 9416 2905

E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

 

Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

86 Mercer St, Geelong VIC 3320 – Ph: 5222 5889

99 Mair St East, Ballarat VIC 3350 – Ph: 4308 0420

Email: reception@wathcorp.com.au

 

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

62 Morgan Street, North Geelong VIC 3215

PO Box 402 North Geelong VIC 3216

Ph: (03) 5277 0044


Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 4128
FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199
Ph: 0499 222 331
E: admin@bunuronglc.org.au 


Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation

c/O Djerriwarrh

Ph: 0429 612 027

E: kirriphouse@gmail.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 It is now out of date.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

Melton 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 and on special occasions above the town hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to 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
  • Employs a full-time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for 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
  • 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

232 High Street, MELTON 3337

PO Box 21, MELTON 3337

Tel: 03 9747 7200

Fax: 03 9743 9970

E: csu@melton.vic.gov.au

www.melton.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Annette Vickery

Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer

Ph: (03) 9747 5740

M: 0438 502 543

E: AnnetteV@melton.vic.gov.au

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