Cultural Burning

Victoria Nature Festival

A two-part video series sharing cultural burns conducted by the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners.

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Cultural burning is about healing Country, connecting with Country and with family.

Wadawurrung Traditional Owners conducted cultural burns on the western edge of the You Yangs Regional Park and at Bakers Lane Reserve, Teesdale.

These critically endangered Grassy Eucalypt Woodlands holds significant importance to the Wadawurrung people, the Traditional Custodians of the land.

This project is supported by Corangamite CMA, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. 

Understanding Traditional/Cultural Burning

View Chapter 2 of the Grassy Eucalypt Woodlands Cultural Burning story, ‘Understanding Traditional/Cultural Burning. 

Wiyn Dja’. Wadawurrung Traditional Owners,  Aboriginal Corporation, and project partners share their experiences of traditional/cultural burning and how fire is used in the landscape to improve Country and build social connections. 

This project is supported by Corangamite CMA, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

Learn more about Corangamite Catchment Management Authority.