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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



Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

Ph: (03) 9725 2166

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

Cathy Austin | 03 8392 5334 |

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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 It is now out of date.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.


Maroondah 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
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Has a general Employment policy that encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • 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 build greater community awareness.
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Maroondah's Occasional Care program joined Reconciliation Australia's Narragunnawali Reconciliation in Education program and have a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Supports educators working with children aged 0 to 12 years to access ongoing learning about Aboriginal culture and embedding Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood curriculum
  • Maroondah City Council is developing a new Reconciliation Plan and is engaging with Traditional Owners and local Aboriginal controlled community organisations



Ringwood Town Square

179 Maroondah Highway

PO Box 156, RINGWOOD 3134

Tel: 1300 882 233

Fax: 03 9298 4345



Chris Riseley

Team Leader Community Development

Tel: 1300 882 233


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