Wellington

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.


Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation
[GLAWAC]
27 Scriveners Road (Forestec) Kalimna West VIC 3909
Ph: (03) 5152 5100
Email: reception@glawac.com.au

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation
117 Foster Street, Sale Vic 3850
Ph: (03) 5143 1644

Wellington Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

Good Practice

The Wellington 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 on above Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Collects data on employee Indigenous identity
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has an  Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • 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 Indigenous young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism


Last Updated: October 18, 2018 at 3:04 pm

WELLINGTON SHIRE COUNCIL

Wellington

Wellington

CONTACT DETAILS

18 Desailly Street, SALE 3850
PO Box 506, SALE 3850
Tel: 1300 366 244
Fax: 03 5142 3499
E: enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au
www.wellington.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Karen McLennan
Manager Community Wellbeing
M: 0409 179 706
Ph: 5142 3114

 

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