Welcome to Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation
Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) represents Traditional Owners from the Brataualung, Brayakaulung, Brabralung, Krauatungalung and Tatungalung family clans, who were recognised in the Native Title Consent Determination, made under the new Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010, the first such agreement under that Act.
GLaWAC is the Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) for the Gunaikurnai people and claim area, as outlined in the agreement, providing joint management of 10 parks and reserves within the State.
GLaWAC is the Registered Aboriginal Party for the Gunaikurnai claim area, as decided by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council under the Aboriginal Heritage Act, 2006.
GLaWAC has a membership of more than 600 Traditional Owners, all of whom have proven their ancestral links to one of 25 Apical Ancestors registered in the Native Title Consent Determination.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material. GLaWAC welcomes feedback from family and community members regarding our use of images.
Latest News & Events
A rock shelter located on Gunaikurnai Country has been revealed to contain highly significant cultural heritage deposits dating back many thousands of years, before the height of the last Ice Age. The shelter is situated in the Mitchell River National Park and has not...
The Lake Tyers State Park Camping and Access Strategy is now open for the final phase of community consultations and feedback! Shout out to you mob who have already shared your views; we’re working with Parks Victoria to hear more of your voices but Covid-19 has been...
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Bush Cafe is currently closed. Our office at Forestec is also closed to the public but please know that while we might not be in the office working, we are still working! If you need to get in touch you can still call us on (03) 5152...