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Plaque recognises the Wurundjeri people as original custodians of the land on which St Jude`s stands. The plaque was dedicated by Archbishop Freier at a thanksgiving service on the 16th March 2013.

The Wurundjeri are a people of the Indigenous Australian nation of the Woiwurrung language group, in the Kulin alliance, who occupy the Birrarung Valley, its tributaries and the present location of Melbourne. Prior to European settlement, they lived as all people of the Kulin nation lived, sustainably on the land, predominantly as hunters and gatherers, for tens of thousands of years.

 

 

Location

Address:235 Palmerston Street, St Jude`s Anglican Church, Carlton, 3053
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.796641
Long: 144.967455
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th March, 2013
Front Inscription

St Jude's Anglican Church acknowledges
     the Wurundjeri People
      as the traditional
     custodians of this land
 and is committed to work for
    reconciliation and justice.
 

Source: MA
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