Mount Alexander

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.

 

Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation
Ph: (03) 5444 2888
E:  info@djadjawurrung.com.au

Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)
37 High Street, Broadford Vic 3658
Ph: (03) 5781 1134
E: enquiries@taungurung.com.au

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Loddon Mallee
Krystal Henderson | 03 5833 5238 | krystal.henderson@dpc.vic.gov.au 

 

Mt Alexander Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Shire of Mount Alexander Commitment Statement
Reconciliation Action Plan 2013-2017
Reconciliation Stone
The Meeting Place

Mount Alexander Mayor with Uncle Rick Nelson, National Reconciliation Week 2013

Dja Dja Wurrung Elder, Uncle Rick Nelson presents a message stick to Mount Alexander Mayor Michael Redden, National Reconciliation Week 2013

Good Practice

Mount Alexander 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 both flags permanently outside/above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Runs NAIDOC activities
  • Runs Reconciliation Week activities
  • Council does not provide library services;
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism

 

Reconciliation Stone, unveiled 30 May 2017, during NRW celebrations

Reconciliation Stone, unveiled 30 May 2017, during NRW celebrations



Last Updated: July 17, 2019 at 9:27 pm

MOUNT ALEXANDER SHIRE COUNCIL

Mount Alexander

Mount Alexander

CONTACT DETAILS

25 Lyttleton Street, CASTLEMAINE 3450
PO Box 185, CASTLEMAINE 3450
Tel: 03 5471 1700; Fax: 03 5471 1749
E: info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au
www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Sharna Cropley 
Youth and Community Development Coordinator
E: s.cropley@mountalexander.vic.gov.au
T: 5471 1842

 

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