Our Vision

 
"That Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation is recognised as a progressive leader for positive change enabling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria's Far South West to lead fuller lives". 

Overview

Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation (Winda-Mara) is a community controlled organisation located in South West Victoria with offices in Heywood and Hamilton and an 80km service area.

 

Winda-Mara was established in 1991 as a result of members within the community wanting to provide better health, education and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the area and has a membership base of over 200 members. 

With over 75 people employed at Winda-Mara - with 70% Aboriginal staff, our key focus is to provide opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families to access and participate in culturally appropriate services and community activities.

Winda-Mara has provided services to the local Aboriginal community for over 25 years.

OUR VALUES

Our work will be guided by the following values and behaviours:

 
Social Justice

Providing justice, equity, social equality and human rights.

 

Professionalism

Acting and practicing in a cultural, ethical, respectful and inclusive manner. 

 

Empowerment

Building, strengthening and empowering individual and community decision
making. 

 

Responsiveness

Responding in a timely, engaging, respectful and culturally appropriate
manner. 

 

Partnership

Creating better client outcomes through strong partnerships. 

 

Accountable

Responsible monitoring and reporting systems ensuring transparent and
accountable service delivery. 

 

Effectiveness

Effective ‘results orientated’ services meeting the needs of the community. 

 

Respect

Respect for those clients, work colleagues, community members and others that we meet
and work with each day.

Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation 2018 ABN 71 636 105 116

OPENING TIMES

Monday to Friday 

9:00am to 5:00pm

HEYWOOD OFFICE

P.O Box 42

21 Scott Street

Heywood Victoria 3304

Phone: 03 55270 000

Email: reception@windamara.com

HAMILTON OFFICE

107 Thompson Street

Hamilton Victoria 3300

Phone: 03 55270 090