Glen Eira

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.


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

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

 

Key Documents / Links

Glen Eira Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2018-2020
Mallanbool Interpretive Walk and Information sheets
Glen Eira Reconciliation Policy

Booran Reserve Information Sheet

History panels on the sluice gate at Booran Reserve tell both the indigenous story and water history of the site.

History panels on the sluice
gate at Booran Reserve tell both the indigenous
story and water history of the site.

 

An art panel at Booran Reserve shows the story of Tiddalik the Frog.

An art panel at Booran Reserve shows the story of Tiddalik the Frog.

Good Practice

Glen Eira City 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 on special occasions
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Network
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • 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 Indigenous specific programs
  • Indigenous-specific HACC services
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Supports local Indigenous economic development
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
  • Art work, speaking engagements
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites

 

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National Reconciliation Week event at Mallanbool Reserve, 2013



Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 3:01 pm

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CONTACT DETAILS

Cnr Glen Eira & Hawthorn Roads
CAULFIELD SOUTH 3162
PO Box 42, CAULFIELD SOUTH 3162
Tel: 03 9524 3333
Fax: 03 9523 0339
E: mail@gleneira.vic.gov.au
www.gleneira.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Melissa Bickford
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Civic and Cultural Officer
P: 9525 3262
E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

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