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Shepparton Indigenous Community

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Location:Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Shepparton is located approximately 200km North-East of Melbourne, adjoining the Goulburn river.
Summary Information:
The Shepparton Indigenous community is the largest Indigenous community in Victoria outside the Melbourne metropolitan region, although there is some uncertainty about its actual size. The community accounts for 2.7% of the region's population, according to census data, and 7.4%, according to the local Rumbalara Medical Centre data. The community consists predominately of Yorta Yorta people.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Shepparton ‘Supporting Aboriginal Home Ownership’ Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Greater Shepparton Shared Responsibility Agreement - Signatory
  • Shepparton 'Strengthening Families' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory

  • References

    Resource
    Katrina Alford, Richard James (15 March 2007) Pathways and barriers: Indigenous schooling and vocational education and training participation in the Goulburn Valley region

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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