Welcome

We have developed this site through continuous consultation with Koori elders and community. This ensures we can provide an authentic…

Material Culture

The Elders of the local Koori community have a wealth of knowledge about the day to day culture of living…

Yuin-Monaro on a Map

For the Yuin-Monaro Aboriginal people there is no distinction between land and sea. “Country” extends offshore to include the sea…

Protocols

NOTE: This site might identify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who are now deceased. This may inadvertently upset particular…

Preferred Terminology

It is important to observe the preference of title of an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander. Some Aboriginal Australians…

History

Introduction No Australian today is responsible for what happened on our colonial frontier. But we are responsible for not acknowledging…

Education

Respect, Resilience and Responsibility: the 3 Rs. The theme for the local schools is respect, resilience and responsibility. Lee Cruse,…

Language

The Elders call this language South Coast Language in acknowledgement of the people’s cultural connection that reaches from the Victorian…

Performance and Art

Art and ceremony is very important and totally integrated into all aspects of Koori life. Traditionally, people would create carvings…

Steamed Mullet

Mullet is known to most people to be not a good eating fish. To Aboriginal people from the south coast…