Moondani Balluk means 'embrace people' in the language of the Wurundjeri people who first lived in the western region of Melbourne.
Moondani Balluk – Indigenous Academic Unit works across Aboriginal, non-governmental organisations and community spaces to deliver teaching, research and support.
Cultural warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that these pages may contain the names, images and voices of people who have passed away.
Black Lives Matter statement
The University endorsed the following Moondani Balluk statement. This statement aims to give confidence to our commitment to:
- transforming people’s lives
- sharing Aboriginal knowledge
- connecting our institution and people to Aboriginal culture in meaningful ways
- build and grow our relationships with the Aboriginal community in the west of Melbourne.
Black Lives Matter library guide
Moondani Balluk staff have selected resources from the VU Library collection to support self-education for staff and students at Victoria University.
Statement against systemic racism
In 2020, VU made a statement on systemic racism, acknowledging the grief and pain this has caused to our First Peoples.
Visit us on campus
Building G, Level 1, Room G121
Building N, Room N110
Building 4, Room 4S109