Climbing Governance Review and Recommendations

Sport Climbing Victoria and Outdoors Victoria have produced a ‘Climbing Governance Review and Recommendations’ draft document for consultation with the climbing community for future governance and representation of outdoor recreational climbing. Both organisations have shown a strong desire to follow… Continue Reading →

BGLC Statement of Position

Reflecting on the important messages released in BGLC’s Statement of Position. We wanted to make an early comment on the invitation that GWRN has received from BGLC to be involved in recreational use assessments at Dyurrite. We understand these to… Continue Reading →

What does reconciliation mean to you?

Reconciliation requires a lot of reflection and learning about our true history to feel comfortable to publicly express yourself. We hope that this project has helped everyone take a moment to consider reconciliation and what it means to you. We… Continue Reading →

Taipan Wall Recreational Use Assessment

We wished to give an update on our involvement in providing information to the Gariwerd Traditional Owners (GTOs) regarding their decision making in relation to protection of cultural heritage and climbing recreation at Taipan Wall. What we’ve been doing The… Continue Reading →

What is reconciliation to you?

Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network with support from Reconciliation Victoria would like to bring together a collection of short videos with a positive reconciliation message. Given the current challenges the recreational community has been experiencing in the Gariwerd and Wimmera landscapes,… Continue Reading →

Taipan Wall and Bundaleer Site Assessment Statement

The Traditional Owners of Gariwerd invited the Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network  (GWRN) to be part of the recent site visits in Gariwerd in order to learn more about climbing practices at Taipan Wall and Bundaleer. It was an opportunity for… Continue Reading →

June Update

Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network posted a number of links to resources on our Facebook page during National Reconciliation Week, if you haven’t had a chance to check out the films, resources or podcasts they are a great resource. Some of the activities… Continue Reading →

Dyurrite1 (Taylors Rock / Declaration Crag) Interim Protection Order Submission Considerations

We are reaching out following a number of questions we have received from various interest groups about submissions to Aboriginal Victoria relating to the Interim Protection Order at Dyurrite1 (Taylors Rock/Declaration Crag, Mt Arapiles Tooan State Park).  We sought input… Continue Reading →

April Update

Attached for your information is a copy of a joint statement developed between the Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network (GWRN), Barengi Gadjin Land Council, Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation and the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation in relation to rock climbing… Continue Reading →

Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network make important steps towards respectful relationships with Traditional Owners

Joint Media Release by Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network, Barengi Gadjin Land Council, Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation & Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation Background: The Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network formed in response to concerns about the relations between Traditional Owners and… Continue Reading →

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