Cardinia

Key Aboriginal Contacts

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 4128
FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199
Phone: 0499 222 331
Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au

The Registered Aboriginal Parties for parts of the Shire of Cardinia  are the Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council and the Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation.  The Registered Aboriginal Party(ies) for the remainder of the Shire of Cardinia have not been determined.  See here for more information about Registered Aboriginal Parties.

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

 

62 Stud Road Dandenong Victoria 3175
P.O. Box 683 Dandenong Victoria 3175
Phone: (03) 9794 5973
Fax: (03) 9706 9983
 
 
3 Carroll Avenue
P.O. Box 683, Dandenong, 3175
Phone: (03) 9794 5933
Fax: (03) 9791 1247

 

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN)
Tel: 03 9208 3255

 

Cardinia Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

 

Key Documents / Links

 

Good Practice

The Shire of Cardinia 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
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a part time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councilors
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

 



Last Updated: March 20, 2018 at 3:31 pm

SHIRE OF CARDINIA

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Cardinia Shire Map

CONTACT DETAILS

20 Siding Avenue, Officer
Postal PO Box 7, PAKENHAM 3810
Tel: 1300 787 624
Fax: 03 5941 3784
Email: mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au
www.cardinia.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Alison Brash
Social Inclusion Officer
03 5943 4557
A.Brash@cardinia.vic.gov.au

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