Golden Plains

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.


Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

86 Mercer St, Geelong VIC 3320 – Ph: 5222 5889

99 Mair St East, Ballarat VIC 3350 – Ph: 4308 0420

Email: reception@wathcorp.com.au

 

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

62 Morgan Street, North Geelong VIC 3215

PO Box 402 North Geelong VIC 3216

Ph: (03) 5277 0044

 

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 It is now out of date.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 Shire of Golden Plains reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Uses Aboriginal languages to name projects or places
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Library has First Peoples specific programs
  • Works with local agencies to support First Peoples young people

CONTACT DETAILS

2 Pope Street, BANNOCKBURN 3331

PO Box 111, BANNOCKBURN 3331

Tel: 03 5220 7111

Fax: 03 5220 7100

E: enquiries@gplains.vic.gov.au

www.goldenplains.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

To be advised

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