Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
Traditional Owner organisation that represent the Bunurong people of the South-Eastern Kulin Nation. We aim to preserve and protect the sacred lands and waterways of our ancestors, their places, traditional cultural practices, and stories.
Boon Wurrung Foundation
Represents the traditional people and custodians of the lands from the Werribee River to Wilson Promontory and we are proud members of the Kulin People.
National Indigenous Australians Agency
The National Indigenous Australians Agency is an Australian Government agency responsible for whole-of-government coordination of policy development, program design, and service delivery for Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people, who are grouped under the term Indigenous Australians
Koorie Heritage Trust Inc
The Koorie Heritage Trust Inc is a not-for-profit Aboriginal community organisation that aims to protect, preserve and promote the living culture of Aboriginal people of south-eastern Australia.
Koori Mail is produced fortnightly and is distributed Australia-wide, providing news, views, advertisements and other material of vital interest to Indigenous Australians and Australians interested in Indigenous affairs.
Aboriginal Affairs Victoria
Aboriginal Affairs Victoria and La Trobe University have formed a partnership to help close the gap and increase Aboriginal people’s formal education in cultural heritage.
Indigenous Leadership Network Victoria
Promotes leadership activities, strengthen leadership opportunities, build leadership capacity, support leaders and build on existing Indigenous leadership initiatives in the Indigenous community.
Kinaway is the Victorian Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce based in Melbourne. Victorian Aboriginal businesses and Entrepreneurs now have a collective voice through Kinaway.
The Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD)
The DPCD is responsible for managing the state’s planning system and building stronger communities.
Viyac is a state-wide network of volunteer Indigenous young people between 12 and 25 years who provide a voice to government and community on issues of importance to them.
Reconciliation Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that was established in 2000 by the former Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation. We are the peak national organisation building and promoting reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians for the wellbeing of the nation.
Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria
Provides legal help to Aboriginal women, men and children who are victims or survivors of family violence and sexual assault. The main legal problems FVPLS deals with are intervention orders, family law, child protection, victims compensation. FVPLS also run wellbeing workshops for young Koori women around Victoria.
The Department of Human Services (DHS)
DHS is committed to making a positive difference for Victorians most in need through the provision of housing and community services.
The Victorian Aboriginal legal Service Co-operative Limited (VALS)
VALS was established as a community controlled Co-operative Society in 1973. VALS plays an important role in providing referrals, advice/information, duty work or case work assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the State of Victoria. Solicitors at VALS specialise in one of three areas of law, being Criminal Law, Family Law and Civil Law.
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
FaHCSIA’s purpose is improving the lives of Australians by creating opportunities for economic and social participation by individuals, families and communities. What We Do, About our Secretary, our Organisation Chart and our Strategic Framework give information about our work, structure and the objectives of the Department.
The Department of Justice
The Dept of Justice encompasses police; courts; prisons; emergency services; regulation of gaming, racing, liquor licensing and trade measurement; and victims’ services. The department’s activities also cover the drafting of legislation and the administration of various tribunals and programs to protect citizens’ rights.
Ngwala Willumbong (Pitjantjatjara for “Dry Place”) Co-operative Ltd
Has been a key service provider offering specialist alcohol and drug residential rehabilitation and outreach support services to the Aboriginal communities of Victoria since 1975. Ngwala has developed and will continue to develop appropriate alliances and partnerships with specialist alcohol and drug agencies to foster best practice in service delivery.