Topic: Aboriginal affairs

Funding Boost For Fitzroy Aboriginal Organisations

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the community facilities of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings today announced that two Fitzroy-based Aboriginal organisations will share in around $770,000 for capital works, upgrades and business case development. Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) has received almost $720,000 to redesign and expand […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Infrastructure Boost For Aboriginal Organisations

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the community facilities of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings today announced a series of grants for Aboriginal organisations across Victoria to improve their facilities. The Labor Government will provide: $149,889 to Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation to refurbish an old dairy shed […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Boost For Western Victorian Aboriginal Organisations

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the community facilities of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings today announced a series of grants for Aboriginal organisations across Western Victoria to improve their facilities. The Labor Government will provide: $1.5 million to Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation to develop […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Boost For Mornington Peninsula Aboriginal Organisations

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the community facilities of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings today announced a series of grants for Aboriginal organisations across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula to improve their facilities. The Labor Government will provide: $50,000 to Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Funding Boost For Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the community facilities of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings today announced the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) had received just over $310,000 for capital works and upgrades. VACCA is the lead Aboriginal child and family welfare organisation in Victoria, protecting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Taungurung People Recognised As Traditional Owners

The Andrews Labor Government has signed an agreement formally recognising the Taungurung people as the traditional owners of a large area of central Victoria. The agreement is the outcome of more than three years of negotiations, and covers an area stretching from Rochester and Kyneton in the west to Bright in the east, and Euroa […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release

More Support For At Risk Children And Youth

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s leading social service providers to deliver more support for vulnerable children and young people disengaging from education, training and employment. As part of its $30 million Partnerships Addressing Disadvantage initiative, the Labor Government has selected Berry Street and the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA), […]

Categories: Ministers, Treasurer

Over 100 Victorian Aboriginal Leaders Now Honoured

Nine inspiring Aboriginal leaders have been inducted into the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll at a ceremony last night in Melbourne. The Honour Roll celebrates the achievements of Victorian Aboriginal people, past and present. This year marks the eighth year of the Honour Roll, with more than 100 Aboriginal Victorians now inducted. Each inductee has dedicated […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Wurundjeri Given Full Control Of Galeena Beek Properties

The Andrews Labor Government has given full control of three properties in Healesville to the Traditional Owners, the Wurundjeri. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins visited the Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council today to give them full control and ownership the properties, which were used by the Galeena Beek Aboriginal Organisation. Galeena […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Victoria Launches A New Framework For Closing The Gap

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new framework to help close the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians.  Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins joined members of the Victorian Aboriginal community to launch the new Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023. As the Federal Government continue to develop a refreshed Close the Gap strategy, the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs