West Wimmera


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 St, Horsham, Vic 3400

Phone: (03) 5381 0977


Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owner Corporation

4/48 Edgar Street, Heywood VIC 3304

Ph: 03 5527 1427

E: reception@gunditjmirring.com


Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Grampians

Larry Kanoa | 03 5327 2819 | larry.kanoa@dpc.vic.gov.au

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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 It is now out of date.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. 



The West Wimmera 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 on special occasions
  • Displays artworks in Council premises
  • Displaying artworks in public places
  • Supports local artists or performers
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism


49 Elizabeth Street, EDENHOPE 3318

PO Box 201, EDENHOPE 3318

Tel: 03 5585 9900

Fax: 03 5585 9950

E: council@westwimmera.vic.gov.au




Venkat Peteti

General Manager Corporate and Community Services

Tel: 03 5392 7702

E: gmccs@westwimmera.vic.gov.au

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