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Council's decisions from the February 2020 meeting

The Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council made a decision regarding a Registered Aboriginal Party boundary variation application.

09/02/20 21.55pm
Published by Department of Premier and Cabinet

Date of decision: 6 February 2020

Decision to approve the application for registration variation in the form of a boundary variation from Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC)

At its meeting on 6 February 2020, the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council decided to approve EMAC’s boundary variation application in relation to:

  • an area that extends easterly to the Wathaurong Aboriginal Corporation’s RAP boundary including the Great Otway National Park and the townships of Warrnambool, Terang, Mortlake, Camperdown, Colac, Apollo Bay, Lorne and Cressy. The area is bounded to the north west by the Grampians National Park and extends through Ararat to a point just north of the Wimmera River

In effect, this decision extends Eastern Maar’s Registered Aboriginal Party (RAP) area.

The Decision area is shown in the map below.

The EMAC RAP variation decision area extends easterly to the Wathaurong Aboriginal Corporation’s RAP boundary including the Great Otway National Park and the townships of Warrnambool, Terang, Mortlake, Camperdown, Colac, Apollo Bay, Lorne and Cressy. The area is bounded to the north west by the Grampians National Park and extends through Ararat to a point just north of the Wimmera River.

Reviewed 20 February 2020

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