Karreenga Aboriginal Action Plan - Action 4

Cultural Heritage.

Focus area: To continue publicly acknowledging and supporting Aboriginal significant cultural dates, commemorative events and sites of cultural significance.

Actions Responsibility Timeline/current status Priority Budget/resources
1 Observe the requirements of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 and Regulations 2007. Whole of Council (COGG) Ongoing High Within existing budget
2 Work with Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation as the Registered Aboriginal Party (RAP) in relation to Aboringal cultural and heritage matters as identified under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006. Whole of Council (COGG) Ongoing High Within existing budget
3 Through the Cultural Heritage Management Planning processes, recognise and protect sites that are culturally significant as required by Aboriginal Heritage Bill 2006 Aboriginal sacred sites; sensitive to and with respect to the dignity and protocols of Wadawurrung Traditional Owners. Whole of Council (COGG) Ongoing High Within existing budget
4 Support the interpretation of Aboriginal cultural heritage places around key areas within Geelong. Arts and Culture Short Term - develop and scope Medium and Long Term - implement Medium  Seek external funding

Key for abbreviations

ACD Arts and Culture Department GME Geelong Major Events
ADU Aged and Disability Unit LES Leisure Services
CDU Community Development Unit MCO Mayor and Councillors Office
CGM Central Geelong Marketing ODU Organisation Development Unit
CMU Communication and Marketing Unit PS Property Services
COGG  City of Greater Geelong – Relevant Departments PSS Parks and Support Services
CS Corporate Strategy TGGB  Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine
EDU Economic Development Unit YSU Youth Services Unit
FSU Family Services Unit    

Page last updated: Tuesday, 2 April 2019