Whittlesea

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

 

Bubup Wilam Aboriginal Children and Family Centre

76 Main St, Thomastown VIC 3074

Ph: 03 8459 4800

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | North West Metro

Debbie Evans | 03 8392 5336 | deborah.evans@dpc.vic.gov.au

 

Dardi Munwurro (Strong Spirit) Indigenous Leadership Training & Coaching

Regent St, Mernda, VIC, 3754

Ph: 1800 435 799

 

First Peoples Health and Wellbeing

317-319 High St, Thomastown, VIC, 3074

Ph: 9070 8181

 

Victorian Aboriginal Health Service – Epping Clinic

560-650 High St, Epping,VIC, 3076

Ph:8592 3920


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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 It is now out of date.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 Whittlesea 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 both flag permanently above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a full time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Displays artworks in public places
  • Commissions Aboriginal artworks or performances
  • Supports local Aboriginal artists or performers;
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Nominates Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people for non-Council awards
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Organises NAIDOC activities
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Runs Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

25 Ferres Boulevard, SOUTH MORANG 3752

Locked Bag 1, BUNDOORA MDC 3083

Tel: 03 9217 2170

Fax: 03 9217 2111

E: info@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Donna Wright

Aboriginal Liaison Coordinator

Ph: 03 9217 2159

E: donna.wright@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

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