Swan Hill

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.

Swan Hill Aboriginal Health Service
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Ph: (03) 5032 8600
Email: shahs@mdas.org.au

Murray Valley Aboriginal Co-operative
Lot 2, Latje Road, Robinvale 3549
Ph: 5026 3353

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Loddon Mallee
Thelma Chilly | 03 5026 3798 | thelma.chilly@dpc.vic.gov.au 

Swan Hill 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 It is now out of date.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

Swan Hill Rural City Council Aboriginal Partnership Plan

Swan Hill Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Web Page

Good Practice

The Swan Hill Rural 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 at all Council sites
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Provides candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • 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 An Aboriginal Action Plan
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses

Last Updated: August 25, 2020 at 2:42 pm


Swan Hill

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45 Splatt Street, SWAN HILL 3585
PO Box 488, SWAN HILL 3585
Tel: 03 5036 2333
Fax: 03 5036 2340
E: council@swanhill.vic.gov.au



Vicki Clark
Community Development Officer
T: 5036 2454
E: vclark@swanhill.vic.gov.au

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