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Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

Category: Organisation
Date: 16 July 2009
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Registered Aboriginal Party (Vic)

Broadford, Central Victoria

State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Legal Status:

Registered with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations on 21 March 2003.

Legal Reference: ICN (Indigenous Corporations Number): 4191
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Land Management
Summary Information:

The Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation) (TLaWC), formerly the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, was registered as the Registered Aboriginal Party (RAP) on 16 July 2009, representing the interests of the Taungurung People.

The Taungurung clans are the Traditional Owners of a large part of Central Victoria, and TLaWC is a signatory to the Taungurung Settlement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (TSILUA)

TLaWC advocates for the interests of Taungurung people, and manages country and projects on their behalf. Its key functions are to:

  • hold benefits and exercise responsibilities conferred on the Tangurung People pursuant to the TSILUA;
  • protect cultural and environmental heritage and values of the Tuangurung People;
  • develop projects and opportunities that increase the wellbeing and cultural integrity of all Tuangurung People; and
  • gather and conserve Taungurung knowledge, history and cultural heritage.

(Country Plan)

Related Entries

  • Taungurung Settlement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Taungurung Recognition and Settlement Agreement (TRSA) - Signatory
  • People
  • Taungurung People

  • Documents

    TLaWC Map of Registered Aboriginal Party Boundaries - ( PDF)

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