The Strategy Framework
The Strategy’s recommended actions are drawn from the seven Strategic Pillars:
Pillar 1. Culture, Respect and Trust
Genuine partnerships between Aboriginal Victorians, local councils, and the Victorian Government that celebrate, understand, and embed Aboriginal cultural heritage and foster trust and respect.
Pillar 2. Awareness and Engagement
Open, proactive, and ongoing dialogue between Aboriginal Victorians and local councils that is understanding, purposeful, meaningful, thoughtful, and mutually beneficial.
Pillar 3. Accountability and Direction
Clarity and genuine ownership and accountability that recognises the critical role Aboriginal Victorians, local councils, and the Victorian Government each play in progressing self-determination.
Pillar 4. Governance and Participation
Aboriginal cultural values, voices, knowledge, and rights are embedded into the work local councils perform in creating vibrant local communities.
Pillar 5. Economic Participation
Aboriginal people are actively participating in the state economy through employment and business ventures.
Pillar 6. Health and Wellbeing
Genuine partnerships between Aboriginal Victorians including the Aboriginal Community Controlled sector, local councils, regional self determining structures including Dhelk Dja and the Victorian Government that improve the health and wellbeing outcomes ofAboriginal Victorians.
Pillar 7. Resourcing and Funding
Effective and sustainable funding models that support Aboriginal Victorians and local councils and enable the Strategy.
Maggolee Resource: Learn more about VALGS
This resource has been prepared by Reconciliation Victoria to support Victorian local governments to understand and build capacity to implement the Victorian Aboriginal and Local Government Strategy 2021-2026.