Acknowledgement of Country

The Goldfields Local Learning & Employment Network (GLLEN) is located on the traditional lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung and the Taungurung Peoples of the Kulin Nation. They are the traditional custodians of this land.

We acknowledge that the GLLEN is on Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country.

We would like to acknowledge and extend our appreciation for the Dja Dja Wurrung People, the Traditional Custodians of the land that we are standing on today.  

Today, we pay our respects to leaders and Elder’s past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and the hopes of all Dja Dja Wurrung* Peoples. 

We express our gratitude in the sharing of this land, our sorrow for the personal, spiritual and cultural costs of that sharing and our hope that we may walk forward together in harmony and in the spirit of healing.