Hobsons Bay

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 | North West Metro
Debbie Evans | 03 8392 5336 | deborah.evans@dpc.vic.gov.au

Hobsons Bay Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Rivers to Recognition – Education Resource Directory – 2018


Good Practice

The Hobsons Bay 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 both flags permanently above the town hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses


Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 3:09 pm


Hobsons Bay

hobsons bay


115 Civic Parade, ALTONA 3018
PO Box 21, ALTONA 3018
Tel 03 9932 1000
Fax 03 9932 1039
E: customerservice@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au



Danielle Bero
Diversity Officer
T: 9932 1181
M: 0417 584 750
E: dbero@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au


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