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.
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
37 High Street Broadford, Victoria 3658
Phone: (03) 5784 1433
1/70 Powells Avenue, Bendigo 3552
PO Box 1026 Bendigo VIC 3552
Ph: 03 5444 2888
(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 It is now out of date.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
Macedon Shire Council reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.
- Permanently flies the Aboriginal flag
- Acknowledges Country
- Arranges Welcome to Country
- Engages with Traditional Owners
- Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
- Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
- Engages with the local Reconciliation Group
- Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
- Provides Aboriginal specific funding
- Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites