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

Mount Alexander


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.

Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation

Ph: (03) 5444 2888



Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

37 High Street, Broadford Vic 3658

Ph: (03) 5781 1134


Nalderun Education Aboriginal Corporation

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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 It is now out of date.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


Mount Alexander Shire is a recipient of the inaugural Maggolee Awards 2023. Read more

Mount Alexander 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 both flags permanently outside/above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Provides support for Aboriginal arts and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Has facilitated use of Aboriginal language to name sites.
  • Includes Aboriginal content in whole of community events
  • Runs NAIDOC activities
  • Runs Reconciliation Week activities
  • Council does not provide library services;
  • Involves Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in programs
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses
  • Is involved in local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism


25 Lyttleton Street, CASTLEMAINE 3450

PO Box 185, CASTLEMAINE 3450

Tel: 03 5471 1700; Fax: 03 5471 1749




Sharna Cropley 

Inclusive Communities Coordinator


T: 5471 1842

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