Nilumbik

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 

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Northern Metro Inner East 

Cathy Austin | 03 8392 5334 | cathy.austin@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 It is now out of date.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

The Nillumbik 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 on special occasions
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has An Aboriginal Action Plan
  • Aboriginal Action / Inclusion Plan or similar
  • Provides Indigenous specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art 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
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific commitments in Council strategic documents

CONTACT DETAILS

Civic Drive, GREENSBOROUGH 3088

PO Box 476, GREENSBOROUGH 3088

Tel: 03 9433 3111; Fax: 03 9433 3777

E: nillumbik@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

www.nillumbik.vic.gov.au



ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Melanie Holt

Coordinator – Youth and Community Partnerships

T: 0417 821 153

Email: community@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

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