Aboriginal Insights

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Learn about the cultural and personal connections Aboriginal people have with our river systems.

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    Budj Bim Restoration Project

    The Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape is a section of volcanic plain that encompasses the area from Mt Eccles to the sea. The basalt lava flow created a series of wetlands and rivers including Lake Condah, Darlots Creek and Fitzroy River and estuary. In 2010, Lake Condah was restored and the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners are now focusing on protecting and restoring other waterways in the landscape.

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    Aboriginal Water Values

    Glenelg Hopkins CMA, in partnership with Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation and Barengi Gadjin Land Council, has funding from DELWP to develop an Aboriginal Water Values project for the Glenelg River system from July 2015 to December 2016. The Glenelg River is valued by Victorians and South Australians for its high social, economic, cultural and environmental attributes and runs through two Traditional Owner areas, managed by Gunditj Mirring TOAC and Barengi Gadjin Land Council.

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    Wirraminna

    WIRRAMINNA is a wonderful volunteer run and community based project which fosters an understanding of native plants and animals within our local woodland environments. It occupies four hectares of formerly unused ground around the old government dam, between the school and the recreation ground in Burrumbuttock, 30 km north of Albury, in southern NSW. From its […]

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    Y Water Discovery Centre and the Yea Wetlands

    One of Yea’s best kept secrets, the Y Water discovery centre at the Yea Wetlands offers a unique look at the history, cultural heritage and flora and fauna of this special place. The Wetlands are a short walk from the town centre and accessible via a boardwalk, walking track and footbridges. Bushwalking, birdwatching and simply relaxing and […]