About the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria

Our Role

The Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria (OAAV) is a key agency that provides advice to the Victorian Government on Aboriginal policy and planning and delivers key programs. Find out more about Our Role.

Our Vision

For Aboriginal Victorians to enjoy the same quality of life as all other Victorians. Learn more about Our Vision.

Our Minister

The Hon Natalie Hutchins (external site)
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.
Read the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Media Releases.

News and Events

Find out about the latest news and events.


Building closer links between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Find out more.

Protocol for Recognising Traditional Owners

What is an Acknowledgement of Country? When is an Acknowledgement of Country appropriate? Find out more.



Last updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015