Cardinia

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


Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 4128

FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199

Phone: 0499 222 331

Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au


Dandenong & District Aboriginal Cooperative Limited

62 Stud Road Dandenong Victoria 3175

P.O. Box 683 Dandenong Victoria 3175

Phone: (03) 9794 5973

Fax: (03) 9706 9983 


Bunurong Health Service

3 Carroll Avenue

P.O. Box 683, Dandenong, 3175

Phone: (03) 9794 5933

Fax: (03) 9791 1247


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro

Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 | isaac.young@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 It is now out of date.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.

GOOD PRACTICE

The Shire of Cardinia 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 in Council Chambers
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Employs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Employs a part time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses

CONTACT DETAILS

20 Siding Avenue, Officer

Postal PO Box 7, PAKENHAM 3810

Tel: 1300 787 624

Fax: 03 5941 3784

E: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

www.cardinia.vic.gov.au

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Alison Brash

Social Inclusion Officer

T: 03 5943 4557

E: A.Brash@cardinia.vic.gov.au

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