About the project
The Victorian Government wants to engage more effectively with Traditional Owners. The Victorian Government Traditional Owner Engagement Project focuses on improving engagement in areas where there is no formal recognition. These are areas where there are:
- no Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAPs) appointed under the
- no native title settlements/positive determinations under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
- no settlements under the
Aboriginal Victoria held extensive discussions with Traditional Owners, government staff and stakeholders from December 2018 - July 2019. Traditional Owner feedback has been published in the report:
You can also download a PDF version of the report:
Following this, we have developed the Draft Framework for strong relationships and engagement between the Victorian Government and Traditional Owners (Draft Framework).
How can I get involved or find more information about the draft framework?
You can also contact:
Natascha Sommer, Project Facilitator, Aboriginal Victoria
Jesse Williams, Engagement Officer
Reviewed 25 August 2020