Frankston

Key Aboriginal organisations

 

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.


Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 11219
FRANKSTON HEIGHTS VIC 3199
Phone: 03 9770 1273
Email: admin@bunuronglc.org.au

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 Frankston Gathering Place
Ph: (03) 9768 1661

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service
Ph: (03) 9419 3888

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro
Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 | isaac.young@dpc.vic.gov.au

 

Frankston Dreaming Trail

Dreaming Trail in the George Pentland Botanic Gardens

Key documents / links

Peninsula Health Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-2018

 

Good Practice

The City of Frankston reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies both the Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Island flags permanently above the town hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Has a protocol for Acknowledgement of Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Indigenous Network
  • Engages with the local Reconciliation Group
  • Supports Aboriginal arts and culture by displaying artworks in Council premises, displaying artworks in public places, exhibitions, festivals, markets or concerts and by supporting local artists or performers
  • Has facilitated naming of local sites in recognition of Aboriginal people
  • Has worked with RAP’s or Traditional Owners to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage
  • Has Aboriginal specific library programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific child and family services
  • Conducts programs specifically targeted towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people

 



Last Updated: April 1, 2020 at 3:42 pm

FRANKSTON CITY COUNCIL

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CONTACT DETAILS

Cnr Young & Davey Sts, FRANKSTON 3199
PO Box 490, FRANKSTON 3199
Ph: 1300 322 322
Fax: 03 9784 1094
E: info@frankston.vic.gov.au
www.frankston.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Grant Lea
Aboriginal Health Project Officer
T: 9784 1749
E: Grant.Lea@frankston.vic.gov.au

 

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