Latrobe

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.


Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation
[GLAWAC]
27 Scriveners Road (Forestec) Kalimna West VIC 3909
Ph: (03) 5152 5100
Email: reception@glawac.com.au

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation
15 -17 Collins Street cnr Buckley Street, Morwell Vic 3840
Ph: (03) 5136 5100

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Corporation (GEGAC)
162 Commercial Road, Morwell Vic 3840

The Gathering Place
99 Buckley Street, Morwell Vic 3840

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

Latrobe Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Latrobe 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 in Morwell, Moe, Traralgon and Churchill
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee, the Braiakaulung Advisory Committee
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a part time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • 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.
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Has Indigenous-specific HACC services
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses


Last Updated: October 9, 2018 at 12:04 pm

LATROBE CITY COUNCIL

La Trobe

La Trobe

CONTACT DETAILS

141 Commercial Road, MORWELL 3840
PO Box 264, MORWELL 3840
Tel: 1300 367 700
Fax: 03 5128 5672
E: latrobe@latrobe.vic.gov.au
www.latrobe.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Chelsea Stewart
Aboriginal Liaison Officer

E: Chelsea.Stewart@latrobe.vic.gov.au
T: 1300 367 700

 

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