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Commemorates William Barak, leader of the Wurundjeri tribe and a famous artist
|Address:||2 Watt Street, Aboriginal Advancement League Centre, Thornbury, 3071|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.75|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1824|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1903|
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