Aboriginal Insights

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

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    Wonga Wetlands

    Wonga Wetlands is situated on the Murray River, just 5 minutes from the Albury CBD, and offers stunning sightseeing, birdwatching and bushwalking opportunities on 80 hectares of floodplain. The site is used by members of the public, school groups and researchers who all come to enjoy and learn about riverine and wetland ecosystems. The history […]

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    Dharriwaa: The Narran Lakes

    The Narran Lakes (Dharriwaa) in north-west NSW are a site of cultural and ecological significance. As part of the Western Catchment Management Authority’s (now Western Local Land Services) Through Our Eyes Project, stories have been gathered about the  cultural and ecological importance of this special part of Australia. The Narran Lakes are a deeply spiritual place […]

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    'Ponde' the Murray Cod - River Creator

    Aboriginal people have had a close association with the Murray and Darling Rivers for tens of thousands of years, and it is widely accepted that the Murray Cod was, and continues to be, an important and central part of these relationships. The traditional, historic and contemporary associations and significance of the iconic Murray Cod for […]