Port Phillip City Council

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.

Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd

Community Hub
South Melbourne Town Hall
208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205
Phone: 03 9682 9578
Email: info@boonwurrung.org.au

Ngwala Willumbong Cooperative
93 Wellington Street St Kilda3182
Phone: 03 9510 3233
E: reception@ngwala.org.au

18 Mitford St, St Kilda VIC 3182
T: 03 9525 1300
E: info@starhealth.org.au

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Southern Metro
Isaac Young | 03 9651 1942 | isaac.young@dpc.vic.gov.au


Port Phillip Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

yalukit willem ngargee

City of Port Phillip supports the annual Yalukit Wilum Ngargee Festival

Key Documents / Links


CoPP Signs (2)

City of Port Phillip launched its Interpretive Signs project during NRW 2016

Good Practice

 The Port Philip City Council reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies Aboriginal flag permanently above the Town Hall
  • Flies Torres Strait Islander flag on special occasions
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Collects data on employee Aboriginal identity
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a full time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Has an Aboriginal Employment Strategy
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal-specific HACC services
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism




Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 4:33 pm


Port Philip

Port Philip


99a Carlisle Street, ST KILDA 3182
Private Bag 3, PO ST KILDA 3182
Tel: 03 9209 6777, Fax: 03 9534 9105
E: assist@portphillip.vic.gov.au



Todd Condie
Indigenous Policy Officer
Ph: (03) 9209 6818
E: TCondie@portphillip.vic.gov.au

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