Stonnington

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

 

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Phone: 03 9416 2905

E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

 

Reconciliation Stonnington Incorporated

28/1 Muir Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122

Phone: 9819 9106

Email: kgove@ozemail.com.au

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro

Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 | isaac.young@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 It is now out of date.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 Stonnington 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 the Aboriginal flag permanently above Town Hall
  • 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
  • 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
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

311 Glenferrie Road MALVERN 3144

PO Box 21, PRAHRAN 3181

Tel: 03 8290 1333

Fax: 03 9521 2255

E: council@stonnington.vic.gov.au

www.stonnington.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Nicole Dewhurst

Aboriginal Reconciliation Liaison Officer

P: 8290 5001

E: ndewhurst@stonnington.vic.gov.au


Julie Fry

Community Support and Diversity Coordinator

P: 8290 1016

E: jfry@stonnington.vic.gov.au

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