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
Come have your say on the national Closing the Gap agenda and the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework which are expiring in 2018. We want to make sure that Victoria's agenda reflects the needs and aspirations of the Victorian Aboriginal community, and will continue...read more
Essential skills in negotiation, influencing and agreement making tailored for Victorian Traditional Owners. Training is fully funded by the Right People for Country Program/ Aboriginal Victoria. For more information visit Right People for Country...read more
Land Water Sky Art Exhibition- Ray Thomas, Charlotte Penny Hood, Ronald Edwards- Pepper, Steaphan Paton- 19 April- 09 June 2018
The Land Water Sky art exhibition will open on Friday 19 April at 5:30pm at the East Gippsland Art Gallery, Nicholson Street Gallery Bairnsdale. The exhibition will feature works from Gunai Kurnai artists Ray Thomas, Charlotte Penny Hood (Posthumous), Ronald...read more