Colac Otway

Key Aboriginal Contacts

 

For information about formally Recognised Traditional Owners visit Aboriginal Victoria’s interactive map and search the Local Government Area name [e.g. LGA: Ballarat] or a street address. You can also refer to Aboriginal Victoria’s Welcomes and Acknowledgements Protocol.


Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative

North Geelong
Ph: 03 5277 0044
admin@wathaurong.org.au

2-28 Connor Street COLAC 3250
03 5232 5100
 
Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West 
Shane Bell | 03 5564 8880 | shane.bell@dpc.vic.gov.au
 
 

Colac Otway Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Good Practice

The Colac Otway Shire reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies Aboriginal Flag permanently
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Provides Aboriginal specific childcare programs
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group


Last Updated: July 7, 2019 at 9:08 pm

COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

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CONTACT DETAILS

Address 2-6 Rae Street, COLAC 3250
Postal PO Box 283, COLAC 3250
Tel 03 5232 9400
Fax 03 5232 1046
E: inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au
www.colacotway.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Peter Macdonald
Building Inclusive Communities
E: peter.macdonald@colacotway.vic.gov.au
Ph: 5232 9424
M: 0429 181 593

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