Indigenous land buyback: Mamunya crowdfund campaign

Vic Say, Indigenous elders Uncle Rick Nelson and Aunty Paulette Nelson and Nalderun's Kathryn Coff with members of the Castlemaine area's Indigenous community and reconciliation supporters at the Chewton land site earmarked for crowdfunding purchase. Photo: Eve Lamb

A new crowdfunding campaign aims to purchase a parcel of land at Chewton as a permanent base for the local Aboriginal community to run a wide range of Indigenous educational and cultural programs.
The campaign aims to raise $150,000 to enable the Nalderun Aboriginal organisation to secure the site of about five acres near Forest Creek at Chewton.
“It’s important that we have a place we can call our own,” local Dja Dja Wurrung Indigenous elder Rick Nelson said as the online campaign went live via the Chuffed this week. Get the full story in today’s Mail…