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.
4/48 Edgar Street, Heywood
Ph: 03 5527 1427
142 Firebrace St, Horsham, Vic 3400
Phone: (03) 5381 0977
1362 Pomonal Road Lake Fyans VIC 3381
Tel: 03 5356 6188
21 Scott Street, Heywood VIC 3304
Ph: 03 5527 0000
Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West
(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 It is now out of date.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
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