The Dja Dja Wurrung people are the Traditional Owners of the majority of the Hepburn Shire area and the original inhabitants of our region. Dja Dja Wurrung country incorporates a large portion of land in the Central region of Victoria between the Avoca and Loddon Rivers. Hepburn Shire Council acknowledges the traditional owners of the land and pays its respects to Elders both past and present.
Council also acknowledges and celebrates dates on the Indigenous calendar providing support to community groups, schools and organisations to host events and activities.
Important dates on the Indigenous calendar:
National Sorry Day – 26 May
National Reconciliation Week – 27 May-3 June
NAIDOC Week – 3-10 July
For further information visit Recognition and reconciliation.