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.
Dandenong & District Aborigines Cooperative Limited
62 Stud Road Dandenong Victoria 3175
P.O. Box 683 Dandenong Victoria 3175
Phone: (03) 9794 5973
Fax: (03) 9706 9983
Bunurong Health Service
3 Carroll Avenue
P.O. Box 683, Dandenong, 3175
Phone: (03) 9794 5933
Fax: (03) 9791 1247
Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
Key Documents / Links
The City of Greater Dandenong 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 occasion outside/above Town Hall;
- Engages with Traditional Owners
- Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
- Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
- Employs Engagement Officer & Trainee – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
- Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councilors
- Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
- Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
- Provides Aboriginal specific funding
- 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 Aboriginal specific programs
- Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
- Runs Aboriginal specific youth programs
- Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
- Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 2:46 pm