West Wimmera

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.


Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

142 Firebrace St, Horsham, Vic 3400

Phone: (03) 5381 0977

 

Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owner Corporation

4/48 Edgar Street, Heywood VIC 3304

Ph: 03 5527 1427

E: reception@gunditjmirring.com

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Grampians

Larry Kanoa | 03 5327 2819 | larry.kanoa@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 It is now out of date.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 West Wimmera 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 on special occasions
  • Displays artworks in Council premises
  • Displaying artworks in public places
  • Supports local artists or performers
  • 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.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism

CONTACT DETAILS

49 Elizabeth Street, EDENHOPE 3318

PO Box 201, EDENHOPE 3318

Tel: 03 5585 9900

Fax: 03 5585 9950

E: council@westwimmera.vic.gov.au

www.westwimmera.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Venkat Peteti

General Manager Corporate and Community Services

Tel: 03 5392 7702

E: gmccs@westwimmera.vic.gov.au

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