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.


WG Enterprises (Worn Gindidj Aboriginal Cooperative)
1-3 Rooneys Road, Warrnambool
T: 03 5561 5315 or +61448 509 522
E: admin@worngundidj.org.au

135 Kepler Street, Warrnambool, 3280, VIC
T: 03 5559 1234
F: 03 5561 0392
FC: 1800 629 729
Kirrae Health Services Inc.
Kirrae Avenue, Purnim VIC 3278
T: 03 5567 1270
E: info@kirrae.org.au
Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West 
Shane Bell | 03 5564 8880 | shane.bell@dpc.vic.gov.au
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Possum Ugle-Clark of Framlingham Aboriginal Community conducting  tour of Fish Trap on the Hopkins River, 2014


Warrnambool 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 It is now out of date.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


Ngatanwarr Mural

Ngatanwarr Mural, community project undertaken with street artist Adnate, 2015


Good Practice

The Warrnambool 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 above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Displays artworks in Council premises and in public places;
  • Commissioning Aboriginal artworks or performances
  • Supporting local Aboriginal artists or performers
  • 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
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Actively seeks to engage Aboriginal businesses for goods or services
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism


Archie Mural

Warrnambool laneway mural featuring Archie Roach and Uncle Banjo Clarke


Last Updated: April 9, 2021 at 1:29 pm





25 Liebig Street, WARRNAMBOOL 3280
PO Box 198, WARRNAMBOOL 3280
Tel: 03 5559 4800 or 1300 003 280
Fax: 03 5559 4900
E: contact@warrnambool.vic.gov.au



For Community Services/Health & Wellbeing:

Richard Stone
Manager, Community Access and Inclusion
E: rstone@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

For Children’s and Family Services:

Tina McLeod
Manager, Children’s and Family Services
E: tmcleod@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

For Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture: 

Russell Lineham
Manager, Recreation and Culture
E: rlineham@warrnambool.vic.gov.au

For Community Planning and Policy:

Lisa McLeod
E: lmcleod@warrnambool.vic.gov.au




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