Welcome to Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) represents Traditional Owners from the Brataualung, Brayakaulung, Brabralung, Krauatungalung and Tatungalung family clans, who were recognised in the Native Title Consent Determination, made under the new Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010, the first such agreement under that Act.

Is the Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) for the Gunaikurnai people and claim area, as outlined in the agreement, providing joint management of 10 parks and reserves within the State.

Is the Registered Aboriginal Party for the Gunaikurnai claim area, as decided by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council under the Aboriginal Heritage Act, 2006.

Has a membership of more than 600 Traditional Owners, all of whom have proven their ancestral links to one of 25 Apical Ancestors registered in the Native Title Consent Determination.

Latest News & Events

How you can help progress Treaty in Victoria

GLaWAC received a recent update from Jill Gallagher AO, Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner about how we can help progress Treaty negotiations. The First Peoples™ Assembly of Victoria (the Assembly) will soon be established and Aboriginal people and the...

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Join GLaWAC for the Pelican Count – Sunday 7 April

The Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) are participating in the annual Great Pelican Count at Sperm Whale Head on Sunday 7 April, and the invitation is open to interested members of the public to join GLaWAC aboard the Lady Jodie and help...

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