Horsham

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.

 

Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

142 Firebrace Street, Horsham VIC 3400

Ph: 03 5381 0977

admin@bglc.com.au

 

Goolum Goolum

Ph: (03) 5381 6333

reception@goolumgoolum.org.au 

 

Wurega Aboriginal Corporation

21 Edward St, Horsham VIC 3400

Ph: 0458 672 176

wurega@hotmail.com

 

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 It is now out of date.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.

GOOD PRACTICE

Horsham Rural 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 in Council Chambers and above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal 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
  • Runs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific youth 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
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism

CONTACT DETAILS

Civic Centre, Roberts Ave, HORSHAM 3402

PO Box 511, HORSHAM 3402

Tel: 03 5382 9777

Fax: 03 5382 1111

E: council@hrcc.vic.gov.au

www.hrcc.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

To be advised

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