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Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation are hiring Strategic Liaison Officer

POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Strategic Liaison OfficerLOCATION: Warrnambool, VictoriaTERM: 1.0 FTE 12 months full time, with opportunities for extension subject to fundingSALARY: $65,000 – $80,000REPORTS TO: Operations and Policy General Manager THE ORGANISATION Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) was determined by the Federal Court as a Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC) under the Native Title

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Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation are hiring Water Officer

POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Water OfficerLOCATION: Warrnambool, VictoriaTERM: 1.0 FTE 12 months full time, with opportunities for extensionSALARY: $65,000 – $80,000REPORTS TO: General Manager Cultural Landscapes THE ORGANISATION Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) was determined by the Federal Court as a Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC) under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) in 2011,

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

Greater Gariwerd Landscape Draft Management Plan (GGLMP) welcomed by Traditional Owner organisations. Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC), Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC) and Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation (GMTOAC) welcome the release of the Greater Gariwerd Landscape Draft Management Plan. The Greater Gariwerd Landscape Draft Management Plan describes a strategic planning approach for the

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Media release – Fiddle back tree and Western Hwy

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation’s significant advocacy resulted in a reassessment and realignment of the Western Highway duplication project. This realignment saves 16 trees that were identified as culturally significant. This includes two identified birthing trees, as well as other trees of significance, such as the ‘marker’, ‘directions’ and ‘grandmother’ trees. Over several years, EMAC fought

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Joint Media Release

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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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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