Wellington

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.


Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

27 Scriveners Road (Forestec) Kalimna West VIC 3909

Ph: (03) 5152 5100

Email: reception@glawac.com.au

 

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation

2 Stead St, Sale Vic 3850

Ph: (03) 5144 6172

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Gippsland

Leonie Solomon-Green | 03 5174 7308 | leonie.solomon-green@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 It is now out of date.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 Wellington 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 both flags permanently on above Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Collects data on employee Indigenous identity
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has an  Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • 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 and Torres Strait Islander young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism

CONTACT DETAILS

CONTACT DETAILS

18 Desailly Street, SALE 3850

PO Box 506, SALE 3850

Tel: 1300 366 244

Fax: 03 5142 3499

E: enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au

www.wellington.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Karen McLennan

Manager Community Wellbeing

M: 0409 179 706

Ph: 5142 3114


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