COVID-19 Updates for Wathaurong Community

16th SEPTEMBER – UPDATED REGIONAL VICTORIA RESTRICTIONS As of midnight Wednesday 16th September, Regional Victoria has moved to the “Third Step” of the Victorian road-map to re-opening. This provides some more freedom in moving around Regional Victoria, but still has restrictions in place that must be followed. Third Step for […]

NAIDOC Week 2020

Koonyaba yeerram, Nyoorra Woorreeyn (Good morning, how do you do). My name is Craig Edwards, I’m a proud Wadda-wurrung Gunditjmara man and Chairperson of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-op. I am also a member of Eastern Maar Traditional Owner and Wadda-Wurrung Traditional Owner groups. I would like to pay my respects […]

NAIDOC Week Virtual Flag Raising – Monday 6 July

NAIDOC 2020 celebrations were originally scheduled to take place from 5th – 12th July, with Wathaurong activities including a community lunch, kid’s day out, community award recipients and NAIDOC ball. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place across the country, the National NAIDOC Committee has postponed national celebrations to November. Wathaurong […]

Wathaurong’s School Holiday Scavenger Hunt

*Group prizes listed are to be shared with the group, not a per person prize

National Sorry Day

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-Operative would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land that we work and live on, the Wathaurong people, and also pay our respects to Aboriginal elders past, present and emerging. Nyoorraa Woorreyn (hello, how are you?) National Sorry Day is an Australia-wide observance held on May […]

Happy 40th Anniversary to our Co-op

22 May 2020 Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative 40th Anniversary Nyoorraa Woorreyn (hello, how are you?) Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative (Wathaurong). Wathaurong was formed by community in 1978 and registered on 22 May 1980 to support the social, economic, and cultural development of Aboriginal people. During […]

Home schooling resources

Home schooling is difficult but we can help. Here’s some resources for you.