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Joint Media Release by Barengi Gadjin Land Council, Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation, Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

Traditional Owners support access restrictions for urgent protection of cultural values The three Gariwerd Traditional Owner corporations, consisting of Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC), Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) and Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation (GMTOAC) back the actions of Parks Victoria to temporarily restrict public access to areas in the Grampians (Gariwerd) National

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Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) statement in response to Victorian Ombudsman’s report into Western Highway duplication project

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) statement in response to Victorian Ombudsman’s report into Western Highway duplication project. EMAC acknowledges the release today of the Victorian Ombudsman’s own motion investigation report into the planning and delivery of the Western Highway duplication project. We also note the report’s account of our role in the detailed cultural heritage

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Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation are hiring RAP Technical Specialist

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION The RAP Technical Specialist is an important member of the Cultural Landscapes Team. The position will lead the assessment of all Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CMPs), Preliminary Aboriginal Heritage Tests (PAHTs), Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Land Management Agreements (ACHLMAs), Cultural Heritage Permits (CHPs), Aboriginal Heritage Protection Declarations (AHPDs) and Cultural Heritage Agreements

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COVID-19 Community Message

COVID-19: WHAT IT MEANS FOR EMAC – HOW ARE WE KEEPING OUR STAFF AND COMMUNITY SAFE? The advice from the Department of Health is that people with chronic illnesses are at higher risk of having health complications due to COVID-19. We know that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have a higher rate of chronic

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RAP Media Release

EASTERN MAAR WELCOMES REGISTERED ABORIGINAL PARTY APPOINTMENT Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation welcomes the announcement of receiving Registered Aboriginal Party (RAP) status over a large portion of land in south-west Victoria. The significant status recognises Eastern Maar as the primary guardians, keepers and knowledge holders for the management and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage within the

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Eastern Maar Appoints New CEO

Eastern Maar Announces New CEO

The Board of Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation today announced that Marcus Clarke has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eastern Maar. The Eastern Maar Board undertook a thorough and extensive recruitment process following significant interest in the role. The Board said that they were pleased to have an Eastern Maar person with such a

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Eastern Maar Appoints New Board

Eastern Maar Appoints New Board

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation has appointed a new Board of Directors at their Annual General Meeting in Warrnambool on Saturday November 30 2019. Eight existing directors have been reappointed while four incoming directors including Peter Harrison, April Clarke, Billy McGuinness and Aunty Julie Jose were all newly appointed. All twelve directors have been elected for

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AGM Report

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation – AGM Report

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Media Release - Treaty Representative

Eastern Maar Announces Treaty Representative

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) is pleased to announce that Djab Wurrung man Jamie Lowe has been appointed to the First Peoples’ Assembly. After a comprehensive process, Mr Lowe was formally elected by EMAC members at a full group meeting last month to be Eastern Maar’s reserved member on the Assembly. Mr Lowe, who is

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Traditional Owner Settlement Negotiations Could Resolve Western Highway Dispute

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation is calling on the Victorian Government to expedite their drawn-out settlement negotiations in order to resolve the road dispute on the Western Highway. The Traditional Owner nation publicly support the road project which will save the culturally significant trees and will continue to undergo due diligence with an ongoing invitation for

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