Whitehorse

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.


Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: (03) 9416 2905
E: reception@wurundjeri.com.au

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
 
Whitehorse Friends for Reconciliation
109 Koonung Rd, Blackburn North VIC 3130
P: 9898 2514
E: howardtankey@bigpond.com
 
Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Northern Metro Inner East 
Cathy Austin | 03 8392 5334 | cathy.austin@dpc.vic.gov.au 
 

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National Reconciliation Week art project at Whitehorse Community Art Centre, 2014

Whitehorse Aboriginal Community Profile (includes Aboriginal organisations)

Key Documents / Links

 

Good Practice

Whitehourse 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
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges 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
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides Indigenous specific funding
  • Displays Indigenous artworks in Council premises and in public places
  • Supports local Indigenous artists or performers
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events and organises Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Festivals
  • 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.
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses

 

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Kutcha Edwards Trio performing at Whitehorse Community Art Centre, National Reconciliation Week 2013



Last Updated: January 24, 2020 at 4:49 pm

WHITEHORSE CITY COUNCIL

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Whitehorse

CONTACT DETAILS

379-397 Whitehorse Road, NUNAWADING 3131
Locked Bag 2, NUNAWADING DELIVERY CENTRE 3110
Tel: 03 9262 6333
Fax: 03 9262 6490
E: customer.service@whitehorse.vic.gov.au
www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au

 

ABORIGINAL LIAISON CONTACT

Ellen Kimball
Community Development Officer – Diversity
Tel: 03 9262 6101
E: ellen.kimball@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

 

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