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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.

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation [GLAWAC]

27 Scriveners Road (Forestec) Kalimna West VIC 3909

Ph: (03) 5152 5100



Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation

15 -17 Collins Street cnr Buckley Street, Morwell Vic 3840

Ph: (03) 5136 5100


Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Corporation (GEGAC)

162 Commercial Road, Morwell Vic 3840


The Gathering Place

99 Buckley Street, Morwell Vic 3840

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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 It is now out of date.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.


Latrobe 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 both flags permanently in Morwell, Moe, Traralgon and Churchill
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee, the Brayakaulung Advisory Committee
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a part time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Library has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-specific HACC services
  • Involves Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in programs
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses


141 Commercial Road, MORWELL 3840

PO Box 264, MORWELL 3840

Tel: 1300 367 700

Fax: 03 5128 5672




Aboriginal Liaison Officer


T: 1300 367 700

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