Traditional Owner Groups

  • Bunurong Land Council
  • Boon Wurrung Foundation

Aboriginal Organisations

  • Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Dandenong & District Aborigines Co-Operative Limited
  • Willum Warrain Gathering Place (Hastings)
  • First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing
    (interested to run outreach services)

Aboriginal networks and committees

Nairm Marr Djambana is represented on the:

  • Local Aboriginal Network (Frankston)
  • Dhelk Dja Action Group (Southern Metropolitan)
  • Korin Korin Balit-Djak Bayside Peninsula Area
  • Aboriginal Governance Committee
  • Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (Southern Metropolitan)
  • Orange Door’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee

Local community services

  • South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
    (contracted NMD through the Integrated Team Care Program to improve access to culturally appropriate health care)
  • Orange Door
  • Frankston Headspace
  • Community First Development

Local Government

  • Frankston City Council

State and Federal government

  • First Nations Values of Water Project
  • Department of Environment Land Water and Planning
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet (Aboriginal Victoria)
  • Department of Health and Human Services

Water authorities

  • South-East Water
  • Melbourne Water

Members of Parliament

  • Local Federal Member of Parliament: Peta Murphy
  • Local State Member of Parliament: Paul Edbrooke

Philanthropic trusts and not-for profit organisations

  • St John of God Foundation
  • Social Enterprise Foundation Australia

Professional bodies

  • Arnold Bloch Liebler


  • Pastor Bill (provides a community food van at Nairm Marr Djambana)

Indigenous Community Volunteers

Nairm Marr Djambana also has strong working relationship with Indigenous Community Volunteers (ICV) since 2018.  This led to the placement of five professional and culturally sensitive volunteers in 2018 and 2019 to:

  • Support strong organisational governance and business planning.
  • Develop Nairm Marr Djambana’s Building and Landscape Master Plans.
  • Provide financial advice to support feasibility studies and funding applications.
  • Develop a promotional video to support marketing and communications.
  • ICV is committed to providing other specialist volunteers in the coming years