Mitchell

Key Aboriginal organisations

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

Taungurung and Wurundjeri are the Registered Aboriginal Parties for Mitchell Shire. See here for more information about Registered Aboriginal Parties.

 

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: September 6, 2018 at 2:28 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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