Stonnington

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
 

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

Reconciliation Stonnington Incorporated
28/1 Muir Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9819 9106
Email: kgove@ozemail.com.au

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

 

Stonnington Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Ro Bailey, a member of Stonnington Citizens for Reconciliation, wearing a possum skin cloak made in a workshop commissioned by the City of Stonnington and led by well-known Aboriginal artist Maree Clarke.

Ro Bailey, a member of Stonnington Citizens for Reconciliation, wearing a possum skin cloak made in a workshop commissioned by the City of Stonnington and led by well-known Aboriginal artist Maree Clarke.

Key Documents / Links

Stonnington Indigenous Curriculum Project – Student Guide

 

Good Practice

The Stonnington 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 the Aboriginal flag permanently above Town Hall
  • 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
  • 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
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses


Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 4:37 pm

STONNINGTON CITY COUNCIL

Stonnington

stonnington

CONTACT DETAILS

311 Glenferrie Road MALVERN 3144
PO Box 21, PRAHRAN 3181
Tel: 03 8290 1333
Fax: 03 9521 2255
E: council@stonnington.vic.gov.au
www.stonnington.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Nicole Dewhurst
Aboriginal Reconciliation Liaison Officer
P: 8290 5001
E: ndewhurst@stonnington.vic.gov.au

Julie Fry
Community Support and Diversity Coordinator
P: 8290 1016
E: jfry@stonnington.vic.gov.au

 

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