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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



Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation

336 - 340 Nepean Hwy, Frankston VIC 3199

Phone: 9779 1273


Reconciliation Stonnington Incorporated

28/1 Muir Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122

M: Keith Gove - 0419 308 114

Ro Bailey - 0438 285 588


Below: Aunty Di Kerr (Wurundjeri Elder) and Deputy Mayor Cr MikeScott – Healing Day Ceremony 2024.

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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 It is now out of date.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.


The Stonnington 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 above Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Arranges Welcome to Country
  • Uses Aboriginal language to name projects or places
  • Has an Aboriginal Advisory Committee or similar structure
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Indigenous Networks
  • Engages with the Local Reconciliation Group
  • Collects data on employee Aboriginal identity
  • Employs Aboriginal staff
  • Provides cross cultural awareness training to staff and/or Councillors
  • Includes Aboriginal specific commitments in Council strategic documents
  • Has a Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Has an Aboriginal engagement/consultation policy
  • Provides Aboriginal specific funding
  • Provides support for Aboriginal art and culture
  • Has a documented Aboriginal history of the municipality
  • Supports or organises events that celebrate Aboriginal culture
  • Involves Indigenous young people in programs
  • Works with local agencies to support Aboriginal young people
  • Procures goods and services from Aboriginal businesses


311 Glenferrie Road MALVERN 3144

PO Box 21, PRAHRAN 3181

Tel: 03 8290 1333

Fax: 03 9521 2255



Edward (Ned) Valent

Aboriginal Liaison Officer

P: 8290 1668


Lisa Stafford

Coordinator Community Planning

P: 8290 1172

M: 0409 012 895


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