Port Phillip

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.


Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd

Community Hub

South Melbourne Town Hall

208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Phone: 03 9682 9578

Email: info@boonwurrung.org.au


Ngwala Willumbong Cooperative

93 Wellington Street St Kilda3182

Phone: 03 9510 3233

E: reception@ngwala.org.au


Star Health Integrated Team Care

18 Mitford St, St Kilda VIC 3182

T: 03 9525 1300

E: info@starhealth.org.au


Port Phillip First Peoples’ Community Web Page


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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 It is now out of date.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 Port Philip 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 Aboriginal flag permanently above the Town Hall
  • Flies Torres Strait Islander flag on special occasions
  • 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
  • Collects data on employee Aboriginal identity
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a full time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • 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
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • 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 Aboriginal specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks

CONTACT DETAILS

99a Carlisle Street, ST KILDA 3182

Private Bag 3, PO ST KILDA 3182

Tel: 03 9209 6777, Fax: 03 9534 9105

E: assist@portphillip.vic.gov.au

www.portphillip.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Todd Condie

Indigenous Policy Officer

Ph: (03) 9209 6818

E: TCondie@portphillip.vic.gov.au

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