Colac Otway

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.


Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 546 Warrnambool Victoria 3280

Ph: 0427 271 937

admin@easternmaar.com.au

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

62 Morgan Street, North Geelong VIC 3215

PO Box 402 North Geelong VIC 3216

Ph: (03) 5277 0044


Colac Area Health (Aboriginal Health Workers)

2-28 Connor Street COLAC 3250

03 5232 5100

info@cah.vic.gov.au


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West 

Shane Bell | 03 5564 8880 | shane.bell@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 It is now out of date.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 Colac Otway Shire reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies Aboriginal Flag permanently
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Provides Aboriginal specific childcare programs
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group

CONTACT DETAILS

Address 2-6 Rae Street, COLAC 3250

Postal PO Box 283, COLAC 3250

Tel 03 5232 9400

Fax 03 5232 1046

E: inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au

www.colacotway.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Peter Macdonald

Building Inclusive Communities

E: peter.macdonald@colacotway.vic.gov.au

Ph: 5232 9424

M: 0429 181 593

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