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.
GLaWAC 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.
GLaWAC is the Registered Aboriginal Party for the Gunaikurnai claim area, as decided by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council under the Aboriginal Heritage Act, 2006.
GLaWAC 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
Listen to the ABC Gippsland interview with some of the organisers and participants of the recent Gunaikurnai Cultural Festival held at the Knob Reserve 2019. Thanks to everyone who participated in the...
GLaWAC held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 29 November 2018 at the Knob Reserve as part of the five-day Gunaikurnai Cultural Festival. The Elders' Council met on Wednesday 27 November and were escorted by GLaWAC staff to the Gippsland Art Gallery,...
Expressions of Interest for the GLaWAC Board of Directors close this Monday 18 November 2019. EOI GLaWAC Director Nomination