Baw Baw

Key Aboriginal Organisations

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
Fax: (03) 9416 3095
 
Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 4128
FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199
Phone: 0499 222 331
Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au
 
13 Bourke Street, Kilmore Vic 3764
Email: culturalheritage@taungurung.com.au
Phone: (03) 5781 1134
Mobile: 0400 638 960
 
 
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

 

The Registered Aboriginal Parties for the Baw Baw Shire Council are the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation, the  Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation and the Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council.  See here for more information about Registered Aboriginal Parties.

 

Baw Baw Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

 

Key Documents / Links

Baw Baw Reconciliation webpage

 

Good Practice

Baw Baw Shire 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 and on special occasions in Council Chambers and above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a part time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Council has procured art works from local Aboriginal artists. Council has also approached the local communities regarding feasibility in development of an interpretive centre.

 



Last Updated: March 22, 2018 at 1:08 pm

BAW BAW SHIRE COUNCIL

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CONTACT DETAILS

PO Box 304
Warragul VIC 3820
Tel: 03 5624 2411
Fax: 03 5622 3654
E: bawbaw@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au
www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au/Home

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

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