Mornington Peninsula

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.

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 4128
Ph: 9770 1273

Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd
Community Hub
South Melbourne Town Hall
208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205
Ph: 03 9537 2222
10C Pound Road, Hasting 3915
Ph: 0403 528 034
Baluk Arts

6 Bruce St, Mornington 3931
Ph: 03 5975 5000

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro
Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 |

Mornington Peninsula 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 It is now out of date.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


Good Practice

Mornington 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 and Torres Strait Islander Flags permanently and on special occasions in Council Chambers and at all Council sites.
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a full time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Has an  Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Indigenous specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Runs NAIDOC activities
  • Runs Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Has Indigenous-specific HACC services
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Runs Indigenous specific youth programs
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses

Last Updated: August 25, 2020 at 2:39 pm


mornington peninsula

Mornington Peninsula


90 Besgrove Street, ROSEBUD 3939
Private Bag 1000, ROSEBUD 3939
Tel: 1300 850 600; Fax: 03 5986 6696



Warringinee Group
Tel: 5950 1099

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