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

Eastern Gippsland


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.


Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

Ph: (03) 5152 5100



Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative

Ph: (03) 5150 0700

37-53 Dalmahoy Street Bairnsdale Vic 3875


Djillay Ngalu – East Gippsland Aboriginal Health Consortium

347A The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance 3909

Ph: (03) 5155 1051

Fax: (03) 5155 1278



Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust

Rules Road, Toorloo Arm

Vic 3909, Australia.

Tel: 03 5156 5475


Lake Tyers Health and Children’s Service

Rules Road, Toorloo Arm 3909

Ph: 5155 8500


Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative

37 – 53 Dalmahoy Street


Tel: (03) 5152 1891

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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 It is now out of date.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.


East Gippsland Shire reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies both the Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Island flags permanently in the Council Chambers and above the Town Hall
  • Uses local Aboriginal language to name places and projects
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Indigenous Network
  • Engages with the local Reconciliation Group
  • Includes specific Aboriginal policy statements in the Council Plan
  • Supports Aboriginal arts and culture by: Displaying artworks in Council premises and holding exhibitions
  • Has a documented local Aboriginal history
  • Has facilitated naming of local sites in recognition of Aboriginal people
  • Has Aboriginal specific library programs
  • Supports local Aboriginal economic development
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses


273 Main Street, BAIRNSDALE 3875,

PO Box 1618, BAIRNSDALE 3875

Tel: 03 5153 9500,

Fax: 03 5153 9576




Sascha Johns,

Community Development Coordinator,

Tel: 03 5153 9500

Ph: 5320 5882


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