Moonee Valley

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

Ph: (03) 9416 2905

E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | North West Metro

Debbie Evans | 03 8392 5336 | deborah.evans@dpc.vic.gov.au

 

Video: https://youtu.be/V7g0WXQ1TTU

Wurundjeri Elder Uncle David Wandin at Five Mile Creek Reserve at the launch of MVCC’s Ceremonial Rock Circle at the Walk with Wurundjeri event. The local community was out in force to learn about the Wurundjeri, take part in activities and planting, and to help reintroduce the Murnong (yam daisy) to the area.


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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 It is now out of date.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

Moonee Valley 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 the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags permanently in Council Chambers and above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council Strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Library has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

9 Kellaway Avenue, MOONEE PONDS 3039

PO Box 126, MOONEE PONDS 3039

Tel: 03 9243 8888

Fax: 03 9377 2100

E: council@mvcc.vic.gov.au

www.mvcc.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Samantha Buckley

Community Planning Officer

P: 9243 1069

E: SBuckley@mvcc.vic.gov.au

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