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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.

WG Enterprises (Worn Gindidj Aboriginal Cooperative)

1-3 Rooneys Road, Warrnambool

T: 03 5561 5315 or +61448 509 522



Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd

135 Kepler Street, Warrnambool, 3280, VIC

T: 03 5559 1234

F: 03 5561 0392

FC: 1800 629 729



Kirrae Health Services Inc.

Kirrae Avenue, Purnim VIC 3278

T: 03 5567 1270



Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) Broker | Barwon South West 

Shane Bell | 03 5564 8880 |

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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 It is now out of date.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 Warrnambool 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 above the Town Hall
  • Engages with Traditional Owners
  • Acknowledges Country
  • Engages with local Aboriginal organisations
  • Engages with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Networks
  • Displays artworks in Council premises and in public places
  • Commissioning Aboriginal artworks or performances
  • Supporting local Aboriginal artists or performers
  • 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
  • Organises NAIDOC activities and Reconciliation Week activities
  • Has worked with RAP to protect local significant sites.
  • Has worked with RAP to build greater community awareness.
  • Works with local agencies to support Indigenous young people
  • Actively seeks to engage Aboriginal businesses for goods or services
  • Procures goods and services from Indigenous businesses
  • Is involved in local Indigenous tourism



25 Liebig Street, WARRNAMBOOL 3280

PO Box 198, WARRNAMBOOL 3280

Tel: 03 5559 4800 or 1300 003 280

Fax: 03 5559 4900




For Community Services/Health & Wellbeing:

Richard Stone

Manager, Community Access and Inclusion



For Children’s and Family Services:

Tina McLeod

Manager, Children’s and Family Services



For Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture: 

Russell Lineham

Manager, Recreation and Culture



For Community Planning and Policy:

Lisa McLeod


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