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

Mornington Peninsula


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.

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

PO Box 4128


Ph: 9770 1273



Boon Wurrung Foundation Ltd

Community Hub

South Melbourne Town Hall

208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Ph: 03 9537 2222



Willum Warrain Gathering Place

10C Pound Road, Hasting 3915

Ph: 0403 528 034


Baluk Arts

6 Bruce St, Mornington 3931

Ph: 03 5975 5000


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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 It is now out of date.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.


Mornington Shire 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 and Torres Strait Islander Flags permanently and on special occasions in Council Chambers and at all Council sites.
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Provides local government candidate information to Aboriginal people
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Employs a full time Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • 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
  • Has an  Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Runs NAIDOC activities
  • Runs Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Library has Indigenous specific programs
  • Has Indigenous-specific HACC services
  • Provides Aboriginal specific maternal and child health responses
  • Runs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific youth programs
  • Involves Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Promotes Aboriginal businesses
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses


90 Besgrove Street, ROSEBUD 3939

Private Bag 1000, ROSEBUD 3939

Tel: 1300 850 600; Fax: 03 5986 6696




Reconciliation Inclusion Officer

Tel: 03 5950 1982


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