News - Aboriginal Participation

What do cultural heritage and floodplain management have in common?

23 October 2017

This is just one of the questions the Floodplain Statutory Functions team explored during their visit with Traditional Elder Uncle Bryon from the Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation and his niece...

Read story

Corangamite Landcare scoops the pool

8 September 2017

Happy Landcare Week! It has been a very happy week for Landcare across the region, with four trophies scooped up at the 2017 Victorian Landcare Awards. On the first day of spring, Landcarers from around...

Read story

Victorian Volcanic Plains Biodiversity Grants

5 September 2017

 The Corangamite CMA Victorian Volcanic Plains Biodiversity Grants have funded many interesting projects over the last two years. One recent example is the Beeac Primary School who developed the...

Read story

Saltbush spreading Culture to Colac schools

31 August 2017

Saltbush is an immersive work developed for young people, which takes audiences on an interactive journey through Aboriginal culture, celebrated through dance, music, song and stories. The story centres...

Read story

Looking after Orange-bellied Parrots, with drones

14 July 2017

In September 2012, the Corangamite CMA on behalf of four CMA regions across Victoria managed the Saltmarsh Protection Project aimed at protecting and enhancing the ecological value of Victorian coastal...

Read story

Surfers answer the call to help Mother Nature

5 July 2017

Australian Indigenous Surfing Title Banner Photo: Corangamite CMA The Corangamite CMA’s recently established a partnership with Surfing Victoria which includes sponsoring the male and female junior...

Read story

Working with Traditional Owners on the cultural significance of floodplains

23 May 2017

Corangamite CMA and Glenelg Hopkins CMA staff members discuss floodplain values with Traditional Owners from the Kuuyang Maar Aboriginal Corporation The Corangamite CMA are currently developing the...

Read story

Wiyn-murrup yangarramela – Fire Spirit comes back

9 May 2017

After months of planning and training, on the 4th April 2017 Victorian Aboriginal Traditional Owners completed a traditional burn at Bakers Lane Reserve in Teesdale. It was an incredible display of knowledge...

Read story