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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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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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Grampians Peaks Trail Gariwerd Ranger – Seeking expressions of interest

In partnership with the Traditional Owners from Gariwerd, Parks Victoria is now seeking expressions of interest from Gariwerd Traditional Owners for the position of Gariwerd Ranger on the new Grampians Peaks Trail. Rangers will have an important role in sharing traditional culture as they guide visitors on a three day/two night walking experience, and will also be involved in

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Aboriginal Victorians Talk Treaty

18/07/2016 – The Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to advancing self-determination for Aboriginal Victorians has taken another step forward with the commencement of the Treaty Interim Working Group. This creation of the group was an outcome of the recent regional and state-wide forums focused on self-determination. This group will provide advice on the process and timing

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Miss NAIDOC 2016, Merinda Dryden and Mr NAIDOC 2016, Jordan Kamara Edwards

Jordan Edwards named Victorian Mr NAIDOC 2016

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation congratulates one of its citizen’s, Jordan Kamara Edwards, on being crowned this Mr NAIDOC 2016. Merinda Dryden from Shepparton was crowned Miss NAIDOC. The Victorian NAIDOC committee announced Edwards’ award last Saturday, to coincide with NAIDOC week, which celebrates cultural pride. The week, which was an initiative in the 1920’s, driven by Aboriginal

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Traditional Owners Lodge Native Title Claim over the Grampians

30/05/2016 – Victorian Traditional Owners have lodged a native title claim over Gariwerd National Park (the Grampians). Community meetings were held late last year for all Traditional Owners who claim rights and interests in the park. At the meetings, the groups decided to come together and form a joint claim as ‘The Gariwerd Native Title

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