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The Maggolee website, developed by Reconciliation Victoria, supports engagement and partnerships between local government and Aboriginal communities.



For information about formally Recognised Traditional Owners visit First Peoples - State Relations' interactive map and search the Local Government Area name (e.g. LGA: Ballarat) or a street address. You can also refer to First Peoples - State Relations' Welcomes and Acknowledgements Protocol.


Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Phone: (03) 9416 2905



Moondani Balluk Academic Unit

PO Box 14428, Melbourne VIC 8001

T: 03 9919 2836



Cooinda Aboriginal and Torres Strait Centre

43 Furlong Road, Sunshine North

T: Brimbank Council Reconciliation Officer 9249 4000

Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (St. Albans)

2/22 Victoria Cres, St. Albans VIC 3021

T: (03) 9419 3000

Wilim Berrbang (Aboriginal Health Unit)

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(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 It is now out of date.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


The City of Brimbank 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 outside the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Collects data on employee Indigenous identity
  • Has an Aboriginal Employment Policy or Plan
  • Has a general Employment Policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal People
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training for staff and/or Councillors
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated the use of Aboriginal language to name sites
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness
  • Library has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific programs
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific youth programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses


Phone: 9249 4000

Fax: 9249 4351

Mail: PO Box 70, Sunshine VIC 3020




Jaimie-Lea Lyons

Reconciliation Officer  

Phone: 03 9249 4441


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