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NAIDOC Award Nominations open

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative is calling for nominations for the 2021 NAIDOC Community Awards. Who do you think should get the awards in 2021? If you have someone you wish to nominate, you can complete the online nomination form. You can also download a printed version of the form here – […]

WATHAURONG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2019/2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SUMMARY Wathaurong Annual General Meeting Sunday 21st of March 2021 On Sunday March 21st, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Limited held it’s Annual General Meeting for the 2019/2020 financial year. It was great to be able to get our members together on country at Wurdi Youang. Thank you […]

Stage 4 COVID Restrictions – Friday 12th Feb

As of 11:59pm Friday 12th February, ALL of the state of Victoria will be returning to Stage 4 lockdown restrictions for 5 days – until 11:59pm Wednesday 17th February.  During this lockdown, there are only 4 reasons to leave home:  Shopping for essential goods (one person per household, once per day) […]

Notice of AGM

The Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative’s Board of Directors wishes to inform all active Members that the rescheduled 2019/20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday 21 March 2021 at 10:30am – venue to be advised. Nominations for Board of Directors positions open There are currently four (4) Director positions […]

Wathaurong Community NAIDOC Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Wathaurong Community NAIDOC Awards for 2020. NAIDOC week was celebrated “virtually” from the 14th November – 21st November in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Wathaurong Community NAIDOC awards were presented at the Community Christmas event held on Tuesday 15th December, […]

COVID-19 Updates for Wathaurong Community

FRIDAY 4TH JUNE 2021 – EASING OF RESTRICTIONS FOR REGIONAL VICTORIA Following the Acting Premier’s announcement on Thursday 3rd June, Regional Victoria will have some restrictions eased from 11:59pm 3/6/2021. Read the full announcement and full details of restrictions here: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-restrictions-lift-regional-victoria With this easing of restrictions, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will […]

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 […]