South Gippsland

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.


Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

27 Scriveners Road, Kalimna West, Victoria 3909, Australia

Ph: (03) 5152 5100

Email: reception@glawac.com.au

www.gunaikurnai.org

 

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 4128

FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199

Phone: 0499 222 331

Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au

 

Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd

Community Hub

South Melbourne Town Hall

208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Phone: 03 9682 9578

Email: info@boonwurrung.org.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 It is now out of date.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 South Gippsland Shire 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
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people

CONTACT DETAILS

9 Smith Street, LEONGATHA 3953

Private Bag 4, LEONGATHA 3953

Tel: 03 5662 9200; Fax: 03 5662 3754

E: council@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

www.southgippsland.vic.gov.au


ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Barbara Look

Community Strengthening Officer

T: 03 5662 9319

M: 0488 046 617

E: barbaral@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

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