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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



Aboriginal Community Elders Services

Parkview Ave, Brunswick East VIC 3057

Phone: (03) 9383 4244

Fax: (03) 9384 1532


Ballerrt Mooroop College Strong Sprit Network

Merri-bek Allyship Network

Blak Dot Gallery

33 Saxon St Brunswick, 3056

Phone: (03) 9384 6820

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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 It is now out of date.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.


Merri-bek 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 above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Encourages employment of Aboriginal people
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Indigenous specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific HACC services
  • Runs 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
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism


90 Bell Street, Coburg 3058

Locked Bag 10, Merri-bek 3058

T: 03 9240 1111; F: 03 9240 1212




Petr Svoboda

Coordinator CALD Communities Taskforce - Local Partnerships

Ph.: 03 9240 2467


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