Southern Grampians

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.


Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owner Corporation

4/48 Edgar Street, Heywood

Ph: 03 5527 1427

E: reception@gunditjmirring.com


Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation – Horsham

142 Firebrace St, Horsham, Vic 3400

Phone: (03) 5381 0977


Martang Pty Ltd

1362 Pomonal Road Lake Fyans VIC 3381

Tel: 03 5356 6188

martang1362@bigpond.com

djabwurrung@gmail.com

Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation

21 Scott Street, Heywood VIC 3304

Ph: 03 5527 0000


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West

Sandra Bell | 03 5527 0056 | sandra.bell@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 It is now out of date.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 Southern Grampians 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 permanently above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites

CONTACT DETAILS

111 Brown Street, HAMILTON 3300

Locked Bag 685, HAMILTON 3300

Tel: 03 5573 0444

Fax: 03 5572 2910

E: council@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au

www.sthgrampians.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Community Relations Department

P: 5573 0444


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