Whitehorse

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.


Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Phone: (03) 9416 2905

E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

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

 

Whitehorse Friends for Reconciliation

109 Koonung Rd, Blackburn North VIC 3130

P: 9898 2514

E: howardtankey@bigpond.com

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Northern Metro Inner East 

Cathy Austin | 03 8392 5334 | cathy.austin@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 It is now out of date.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

Whitehorse 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
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific funding
  • Displays Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks in Council premises and in public places
  • Supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists or performers
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events and organises Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Festivals
  • 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.
  • Library has Indigenous specific 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

CONTACT DETAILS

379-397 Whitehorse Road, NUNAWADING 3131

Locked Bag 2, NUNAWADING DELIVERY CENTRE 3110

Tel: 03 9262 6333

Fax: 03 9262 6490

E: customer.service@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Ellen Kimball

Community Development Officer – Diversity

Tel: 03 9262 6101

E: ellen.kimball@whitehorse.vic.gov.au


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