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Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises are recruiting a Dja Dja Wurrung Water Project Officer.

The Water Project Officer will be responsible for supporting the Water Policy Officer to deliver the Dja Dja Wurrung Values for Water project. This role will involve: Supporting the Dja Dja Wurrung community to be involved in decision-making about how water is managed on their country Working to identify water dependent cultural values through research and consultation Work with government and other stakeholders to pursue projects which protect and enhance water-dependent cultural values including through securing DDW water rights Specific knowledge or experience in the water space is valued but not required. We are looking for a dedicated and passionate […]

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NAIDOC 2017 to celebrate Indigenous languages

Release Date: 7 November 2016 media release The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has welcomed next year’s national NAIDOC: Our Languages Matter. Announced today, the theme focuses on the importance, resilience and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Minister Scullion said Our Languages Matter was a great theme that would celebrate the role Indigenous languages played in cultural identity. “For First Australians, language links people to their land and water – it is how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history is transferred through generations,” Minister Scullion said. There were 250 distinct Indigenous language groups in Australia at the […]

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