Swan Hill

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.


Swan Hill Aboriginal Health Service

70 Nyah Road Swan Hill

Ph: (03) 5032 8600

Email: shahs@mdas.org.au


Murray Valley Aboriginal Co-operative

Lot 2, Latje Road, Robinvale 3549

Ph: 5026 3353


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Loddon Mallee

Thelma Chilly | 03 5026 3798 | thelma.chilly@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 It is now out of date.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 Swan Hill Rural 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 at all Council sites
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • 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 An Aboriginal Action Plan
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks

CONTACT DETAILS

45 Splatt Street, SWAN HILL 3585

PO Box 488, SWAN HILL 3585

Tel: 03 5036 2333

Fax: 03 5036 2340

E: council@swanhill.vic.gov.au

www.swanhill.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Vicki Clark

Community Development Officer

T: 5036 2454

E: vclark@swanhill.vic.gov.au

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