The Andrews Government has signed an agreement formally recognising the Taungurung people as the traditional owners of a large area of central Victoria.
Topic: "aboriginal affairs"
The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening self-determination and reducing the over-representation of Aboriginal people in Victoria’s justice system as part of a major boost under Burra Lotjpa Dunguludja, the fourth phase of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Neil Westbury and Sue Dahn as new directors of the Victorian Traditional Owners Funds Limited.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to work with the Eastern Maar Traditional Owner group towards an agreement under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 – the only state legislation of its kind in Australia.
Negotiations are advancing between the Andrews Labor Government and the Wotjobaluk Peoples to create a new Recognition and Settlement Agreement for Traditional Owners in the state’s west.
The Andrews Labor Government and the Eastern Maar Traditional Owner group have agreed to commence negotiations to formally recognise Eastern Maar Traditional Owner rights over Crown land in southwest Victoria. The negotiation area stretches from Port Fairy to the Great Ocean Road and up to..
The Andrews Labor Government is providing more culturally appropriate services across the state’s justice system to help Aboriginal Victorians facing family violence.