Archives: July 2017

Next Stage Of Aboriginal Housing Handover Commences

July 23, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to advance self-determination for Aboriginal people through the ownership of housing by transferring another 470 properties to Aboriginal Housing Victoria.

$1.5 Million To Empower Koori Young People

July 20, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to programs to empower and re-engage Koori young people through camps, sporting activities, workshops and education.

New Aboriginal Name For Ballarat Park

July 19, 2017

A new Aboriginal park name for Ballarat’s new 641ha regional park was announced today by the Andrews Labor Government.

Celebrating The Return Of Traditional Burning

July 19, 2017

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today joined Aboriginal Elders from the Dja Dja Wurrung community to hold a ceremony celebrating the historic return of traditional burning to their lands.

‘It’s Okay To Walk Away’ To Empower Koori Consumers

July 18, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Koori consumers to walk away from high pressure sales pitches as part of a national consumer rights campaign.

Taking Action Against Aboriginal Family Violence

July 10, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Aboriginal people respond to family violence in their communities.

Support For Indigenous Sport, Culture And Wellbeing

July 7, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government will fund planning for a Centre of Excellence that will support Aboriginal Victorians health and wellbeing.

More Resources To Protect Victoria’s Aboriginal Heritage

July 7, 2017

To mark 2017 NAIDOC Week, the Labor Government will provide $4.7 million for Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAPs) to employ ten new compliance officers.

Improving Family Violence Support For Koori Communities

July 4, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is providing more culturally appropriate services across the state’s justice system to help Aboriginal Victorians facing family violence.

From The Classroom To A Career In Victoria Police

July 3, 2017

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians are working side-by-side with Victoria Police as part of a school-based traineeship program supported by the Andrews Labor Government.

Celebrating Language In NAIDOC Week 2017

July 3, 2017

NAIDOC Week 2017 has kicked off in Victoria with an official flag raising ceremony at Federation Square.