Pyrenees

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.


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


Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation

1/70 Powells Avenue, Bendigo 3552

Ph: (03) 5444 2888

info@djadjawurrung.com.au


Martang Pty Ltd

1362 Pomonal Road Lake Fyans VIC 3381

Tel: 03 5356 6188

martang1362@bigpond.com

djabwurrung@gmail.com

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Grampians

Larry Kanoa | 03 5327 2819 | larry.kanoa@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 It is now out of date.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. 

KEY DOCUMENTS / LINKS

GOOD PRACTICE

The Pyrenees Shire reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Acknowledges Country
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides Indigenous specific funding
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Organises Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Festivals
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific funding

CONTACT DETAILS

5 Lawrence Street, BEAUFORT 3373

Tel: 03 5349 1100

Fax: 03 5349 2068

E: pyrenees@pyrenees.vic.gov.au

www.pyrenees.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Laura Buchanan

Emergency Management Coordinator

Tel: 03 5349 1152

M: 0409 395 910

E: laura.buchanan@pyrenees.vic.gov.au

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