Kingston

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

Inter-Council Aboriginal Consultative Committee
Phone: 03 9581 4809

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

 

Kingston Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Kingston City Council’s Aboriginal Community web page
Kingston City Council’s Aboriginal Services Directory 
Aboriginal Policy and Action Plan 2014 – 2019

Good Practice

Kingston 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 permanently and on special occasions in Council Chambers
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous 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
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Supports local Aboriginal economic development
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses


Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 3:16 pm

KINGSTON CITY COUNCIL

Kingston

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CONTACT DETAILS

1230 Nepean Highway CHELTENHAM 3192
PO Box 1000, MENTONE 3194
Tel: 1300 653 356; Fax: 03 9581 4500
E: info@kingston.vic.gov.au
www.kingston.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Elisabetta Robecchi 
E: Elisabetta.Robecchi@kingston.vic.gov.au
T: 9581 4783

 

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