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Commemorates William Barak, leader of the Wurundjeri tribe and a famous artist

Location

Address:2 Watt Street, Aboriginal Advancement League Centre, Thornbury, 3071
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.75
Long: 145.00
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous
Approx. Event Start Date:1824
Approx. Event End Date:1903

Dedication

Front Inscription

In honour of William Barak (1824-1903) an Aborigine of the Wurundjeri tribe.

He experienced the beginnings of the white settlement in Port Phillip, helped to develop the Aboriginal community at Coranderrk, near Healesville, represented Aboriginal people in dealings with the Victorian Government, and was a custodian of Aboriginal culture

Source: VMR,RHSV
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