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Gunditjmara Community Awarded Prestigious UNESCO Prize for Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes

  • 2023 November 18

The Gunditjmara community has been awarded the 2023 UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes. The 2023 edition of the UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes has been awarded to the Gunditjmara community for its long-standing efforts …

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World hotspots which blow expert traveller's minds!

  • 2023 November 04

In a recent post on the Escape travel website, expert travellers share the historic hotspots that blew their minds. Travel writer and Escape contributor Paul Chai, lists the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as one of the the historic hotspots that blew his mind! He goes on to say that touring …

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Vote for us to WIN!

  • 2023 October 11

Vote in the annual Out & About with Kids Readers’ Choice Awards for your chance to win a five-night stay at Paradise Resort Gold Coast!    Vote for us in the BEST INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCE IN AUSTRALIA FOR FAMILIES category using our full business name: Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Tourism.   Voting …

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Eat • Shop • Play Local Competition

  • 2023 September 13

The Eat, Shop, Play competition offers shoppers the chance to win a weekly $500 voucher to the local business of their choosing by spending $50 or more at a local business anywhere in the Glenelg Shire. The competition runs for 4 weeks starting the 18th of September 2023. Simply keep …

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New Book To Feature Budj Bim Cultural Landscape

  • 2023 September 05

The second edition of World Heritage Sites of Australia by Peter Valentine, published 1 Sep 2023, features a chapter on the newest Australian heritage site addition, the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in southwestern Victoria. The book features full-colour illustrations and information and insights into each of Australia's remarkable sites, and …

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Budj Bim Cultural Landscape features on Australian coin

  • 2023 September 04

The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) to produce a coin featuring images of all 20 Australian World Heritage Properties including the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape. It has a central image of a handprint, fan palm frond and a shell fossil to …

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Father's Day 2023

  • 2023 August 09

Celebrate Father's Day in style at the Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre Cafe! 🎉 Treat your dad to a delectable lunch crafted from the freshest locally sourced ingredients, while enjoying the soothing ambiance of our lakeside setting.🥗 Show your appreciation for the special man in your life. 👱🏼‍♂️ Join us on …

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8 Best Short Breaks in Victoria in 2023

  • 2023 March 26

Renowned travel brand Escape has recommended heading to Gunditjmara Country to check out the Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre, amongst some of their other favorite locations in Victoria, in the list of their hottest spots to escape for weekend away or few days R&R.   Click thorugh to check out their best …

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Indigenous engineering feats you should know about

  • 2023 March 23

Australia is home to the oldest continuing living culture in the world, and also some pretty nifty engineering feats that date back thousands of years. The Converstaion takes a deep dive into 5 of these amazing achievements, including the ancient Budj Bim aquaculture systems dating back over 6,600 years. Read …

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Serving up a taste Gunditjmara culture

  • 2023 January 10

The National Indigenous Times has given the Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre & Café the thumbs up in their latest online article. "Visitors to Victoria’s southwest have sampled traditional Gunditjmara cuisine in their droves at one of the state’s newest First Nations-owned and operated cultural attractions, which has experienced a popularity …

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