Key Aboriginal Organisations
The Registered Aboriginal Party for Bass Coast Shire is not determined. See here for information about Registered Aboriginal Parties.
Key Documents / Links
Bass Coast 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 in Council Chambers and at all Council sites
- Engages with Traditional Owners
- Acknowledges Country
- Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
- Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
- Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
- Provides Indigenous specific funding
- Includes Indigenous 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
- Holds exhibitions, festivals, markets or concerts
- Holds NAIDOC activities
- Nominates Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people for non-Council awards
- Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
- Library has Indigenous specific programs
- Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
- Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
- Council seeks input from indigenous service providers in relation to interpretive material (eg Wonthaggi Centennial Centre), historical / heritage information and art and cultural activities.
Last Updated: February 21, 2017 at 4:52 pm