Wurundjeri Elders Address Vic Parliament June 2017

Wurundjeri Elders Address Vic Parliament June 2017Victorian ParliamentPrior to the introduction of the Yarra River Protection Bill (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) in a moving & historic moment, Wurundjeri Elders addressed the Legislative Assembly in both English & Woi-wurrung language to explain their connection to the Yaarra River & the importance of protecting the river for generations to come.

A new Birrarung Council – comprising traditional owners and representatives from environmental, farming and community bodies – will also be established to advise the government and act as an ‘independent voice’ for the river. Watch the whole address on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySxoOvxZ8wY&app=desktop