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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 Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Level 1, Providence Building, Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

Phone: (03) 9416 2905


Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

37 High Street Broadford, Victoria 3658


Phone: (03) 5784 1433

Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Northern Metro Inner East 

Cathy Austin | 03 8392 5334 |


Mia Mia Gallery

Walk of Art at MC Square, 689 Doncaster Road, Doncaster

Tel: 0425 758 304


The Didge Circle

Meet at various locations, updates listed on Facebook

Tel: 0408 343 433


The Melbourne Didgeridoo and Cultural Festival

Wombat Bend, Lower Templestowe

Tel: 0408 343 433

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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 It is now out of date.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.


Manningham City Council reported the following good practices in their response to the 2012 Victoria Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey and subsequent updates.

  • Flies the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander flags permanently above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Has an Aboriginal Employment Strategy
  • Collects data on employee Aboriginal identity
  • Employs an Aboriginal Liaison Officer or similar – part-time
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • 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.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Aboriginal specific programs
  • Involves Aboriginal young people in programs
  • Provides Aboriginal specific HACC services
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Supports local Aboriginal economic development
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal tourism
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks


699 Doncaster Road, DONCASTER 3108

PO Box 1, DONCASTER 3108

Tel: 03 9840 9333

Fax: 03 9848 3110


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