Mitchell

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.


Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation

37 High Street Broadford. Victoria 3658
Email: enquiries@taungurung.com.au
Phone: (03) 5784 1433

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

 

 

Seymour Smoking Ceremony

Smoking Ceremony at Council Offices, NAIDOC Week 2014

Mitchell Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Mitchell Shire Cultural Diversity Plan 2014-2017

Good Practice

Mitchell Shire 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 at main building
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Employs an Aboriginal Liaison Officer or similar full time
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council Strategic documents
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Provides Aboriginal specific childcare programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people


Last Updated: October 9, 2018 at 12:17 pm

MITCHELL SHIRE COUNCIL

Mitchell

Mitchell

CONTACT DETAILS

113 High Street, BROADFORD 3658
Tel: 03 5734 6200; Fax: 03 5734 6222
E: mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au
www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Samantha Bender
Community Development Officer
Tel:  03 5734 6206
E: samantha.bender@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

 

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