Our commitment

We have a long-standing relationship with the Aboriginal community we're committed to strengthening this, and continue the journey to reconciliation.


We have a long standing relationship with the Aboriginal community and are committed to strengthening the journey to reconciliation.
The Action Plan formalises Council’s long–standing commitment and relationship with the Darebin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
There are no clear-cut rules, but if in doubt, it is best-practice to use the term Aboriginal. Find more information on respectful terminology here.
The Darebin Anti-Racism Strategy has been integrated throughout our work to strengthen social cohesion.
Learn about past consultations on renaming some places in Darebin, including Batman Park in Northcote and the Federal electoral division of Batman.