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Farewelling our Matriarch DJAARA would like to share that there will be two events next week to honour the life of Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta Elder Aunty Fay Carter, fondly known by many as Guka (grandmother).   Celebrating the life of Aunty Fay Carter Memorial Service 11am, Tuesday,…
07/06/2024
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The passing of our self-determination Matriarch It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of our Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta Elder, Aunty Fay Carter, fondly known by many as Guka (meaning grandmother). Aunty Fay, a descendant of Dja Dja Wurrung Ancestor Henry Harmony…
31/05/2024
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DJAARA forged benefit-sharing agreement despite exclusionary system

Bakaru Wayaparrangu, the voluntary benefit-sharing agreement between DJAARA and Canadian miner Agnico Eagle, operator of the Fosterville Gold Mine, is a significant step towards self-determination of DJAARA Dja Dja Wurrung People. The multi-million-dollar agreement was settled following seven years of negotiations within a legislative system that favours developers. DJAARA General…
20/05/2024

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