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 Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

37 High Street Broadford. Victoria 3658
Ph: (03) 5784 1433

Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation
Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Ph: (03) 9416 2905

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Loddon Mallee and Hume
Josh Atkinson | 03 5895 4103 | 


Seymour Smoking Ceremony

Smoking Ceremony at Council Offices, NAIDOC Week 2014

Mitchell Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Please note that the information contained within the Aboriginal Community Profile was gathered in 2014. It is now out of date. A refresh of this data is currently being undertaken and the updated results will be available soon. 

Key Documents / Links

Mitchell Shire Social Justice
Mitchell Shire Acknowledgment of Traditional Owners

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: April 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm





113 High Street, BROADFORD 3658
Tel: 03 5734 6200; Fax: 03 5734 6222



Samantha Bender
Community Development Officer
Tel:  03 5734 6206


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