Wangaratta

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.


Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation [YYNAC]

127 Welsford Street

Shepparton Victoria 3630

PO Box 1363 Shepparton Victoria 3632

Ph: (03) 5832 0206

 

Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

37 High Street, Broadford Vic 3658 

Phone: (03) 5784 1433

 

Dirrawarra Indigenous Network – Indigenous Community Development Broker

PO Box 1332, WODONGA, VIC 3690

0428 648 764

E: darren.moffitt@rdv.vic.gov.au

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Hume

Darren Moffitt | 02 6059 0207 | darren.moffitt@dpc.vic.gov.au

 

Bullawah Cultural Trail Video: https://youtu.be/ElVcj5Kk0zM

Marmungan Rock is a valued part of the Bullawah Cultural Trail. The Bullawah Cultural Trail represents the valued partnership between the Rural City of Wangaratta and the Wangaratta Local Aboriginal Network. This network is known locally as the Dirrawarra Local Indigenous Network.

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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 It is now out of date.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 Wangaratta 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
  • Flies the Torres Strait Islander flag on special occasions
  • 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
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross-cultural awareness training for staff and/or councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Organises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Council Awards
  • Recognises local Aboriginal historical events
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events and organises NAIDOC activities
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks

CONTACT DETAILS

CONTACT DETAILS

62-68 Ovens St, Wangaratta VIC 3676

PO Box 238, Wangaratta, Vic 3676

Ph: (03) 5722 0888

Fax: (03) 5721 9526

E: council@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Kelly Sutherland

Cultural Partnerships Officer

Ph: 03 5722 0888

E: k.sutherland@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

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