Djab Wurrung

The Djab wurrung, also spelt Djabwurrung, Tjapwurrung, Tjap Wurrung, or Djapwarrung, people are Aboriginal Australians whose country is the volcanic plains of central Victoria from the Mount William Range of Gariwerd in the west to the Pyrenees range in the east encompassing the Wimmera River flowing north and the headwaters of the Hopkins Riv…New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selection (source: See More

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26/10/2020 · A towering yellow box widely referred to as the Djab Wurrung "directions tree" has been cut down and removed from the site of the controversial $157 million highway duplication between Buangor and Ararat, north-west of Melbourne. A 700-year-old eucalypt known as the “grandfather” tree is still standing nearby. (source: Yahoo!) See More

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  • Sacred birthing trees on Djap Wurrung country need protecting. Over 50 generations have been born on these sites & the birthing trees themselves are 800 years old. We are protecting them from Vic Labor Party’s planned highway extension that is set to destroy this dreaming landscape.
Djab Wurrung tree cut down at highway duplication site
  • 26/10/2020 · A towering yellow box widely referred to as the Djab Wurrung "directions tree" has been cut down and removed from the site of the controversial $157 million highway duplication between Buangor and Ararat, north-west of Melbourne. A 700-year-old eucalypt known as the “grandfather” tree is still standing nearby.
Djab Wurrung trees granted protection by Supreme Court ...
  • 2/12/2020 · Djab Wurrung traditional owner Marjorie Thorpe applied for a Supreme Court injunction in late October, after public outcry over the felling of a large yellow box tree – widely referred to as the ...
Djab Wurrung people win temporary work stoppage on Western ...
  • Djab Wurrung woman Marjorie Thorpe is fighting the State Government over the protection of culturally significant land between Buangor and Ararat that stands in the path of the roadworks. Today Supreme Court Judge, Justice Forbes, granted an interim injunction to temporarily halt the project's construction in the contested area.
Djab Wurrung People - Budja Budja Aboriginal Cooperative
  • The Djab wurrung were divided into matrilineal moieties, and clans (and individuals) were either Gamadj (black cockatoo) or Grugudj (white cockatoo) (Clark 1982).
Djab Wurrung - Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for ...
  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF LANGUAGE AREA: "Djab wurrung language is spoken in western Victoria and is centred between and around the townships of Stawell, Ararat and parts of Gariwerd (Grampians)." (Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, 2011), authorised by Tim Chatfield, Djab wurrung Traditional Owner, 2012.
Djab Wurrung legal case hears area surrounding trees are ...
  • 19/11/2020 · Rob Merkel, QC, representing Djab Wurrung traditional owner Marjorie Thorpe, also alleged in the Supreme Court on Thursday that the registered Aboriginal body representing Djab Wurrung people – Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation – received financial benefits from the state when it signed off on the $157 million road upgrade.
Djab Wurrung tree court battle continues | The Standard ...
  • 19/11/2020 · Djab Wurrung elder Marjorie Thorpe is challenging the Western Highway duplication near Ararat. A legal challenge over a highway duplication on Djab Wurrung land is an important test of how Aboriginal heritage is protected in Victoria, lawyers for the community say.
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  • The Recognition and Settlement Agreement between the Dja Dja Wurrung people and the State of Victoria was celebrated at Yepenya on 15 November 2013. Signing this Agreement the Dja Dja Wurrung agreed to withdraw all Native Title claims in the federal Court …
Sacred Djab Wurrung trees in Victoria granted protection ...
  • 2 days ago · Djab Wurrung elder Marjorie Thorpe is trying to stop duplication works she says will damage six trees of cultural heritage and their surrounding areas of significance to the local Indigenous ...
50 arrests as controversy rages over felling of Djab ...
  • A member of the Djab Wurrung embassy, Zellanach Djab Mara, said the tree was a culturally significant "Directions Tree". "It has placenta buried with the seed, from ancestors," he said. A fiddleback tree was removed to make way for the Western Highway upgrade on Monday. (Supplied: Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy)
Djab Wurrung Trees Case Will Go To Trial And May Win Legal ...
  • 2 days ago · The Djab Wurrung trees will continue to be protected by court order until the case to halt works on the highway upgrade which threatens them can be heard by the Supreme Court. Justice Jacinta Forbes said on Thursday the trees and the area surrounding them could be subject to heritage protection laws, and should go to trial. The court action was launched by Djapwurrung woman Marjorie Thorpe ...
Djab Wurrung people have been failed and betrayed at every ...
  • 7/11/2019 · Djab Wurrung people have been failed and betrayed at every turn. For months, the traditional owners of Djab Wurrung land have faced a battle on …
Djab Wurrung women left heartbroken as ancient birthing ...
  • 27/10/2020 · The Victorian government has moved ahead with contentious plans to cut down an ancient yellow box tree with cultural significance to Australia’s Indigenous Djab Wurrung women. Felled to make way for a new highway in the state’s west, the tree’s fate yesterday left protesters shattered, with 50 people arrested in the process.
Djab Wurring tree: Victoria Police make arrests at ...
  • 27/10/2020 · On Monday, Djab Wurrung man Zellanach Djab Mara, who has been protesting the removal of culturally-significant trees for a number of years, said he was devastated. "It was a very spiritual tree, very moving and powerful," he said. The state government had no …
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  • The Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy was founded to protect sacred women's country from the Victorian government's Western Highway duplication project in the state's western district. It ...
Djab Wurrung people win injunction to halt roadworks and ...
  • 29/10/2020 · Indigenous Australians Removal of Djab Wurrung people and destruction of trees on sacred site illegal, lawyers argue Work on highway in Victoria’s Ararat has stopped while an …
The destruction of a sacred tree on Djab Wurrung country ...
  • 27/10/2020 · Thousands of generations of Djab Wurrung babies have been born in this country. Over the last two years Djab Wurrung people have risen to protect these trees. Our determination to …
Police and protesters clash at Djab Wurrung Embassy camp ...
  • 27/10/2020 · The Djab Wurrung Embassy has stood on Djapwurrung Country since 2018 in an effort to protect ancient trees slated for removal to make way for a highway upgrade by Major Road Projects Victoria and the Victorian government. The Western Highway Upgrade involves a road duplication across a 12.5 kilometre section located between Ararat and Ballarat.
Police lock Djab Wurrung activists out of camp | Green Left
  • 1/11/2020 · The Djab Wurrung have argued throughout this period that the highway should simply be widened, rather than rerouted. The government has consistently refused this request. The government has made some modifications to their original plans, but these modifications were made without the involvement or approval of the traditional owners.

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