Looking for food at Kuarka-dorla - This Place

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Description 'This Place' is a partnership between the ABC and First Languages Australia inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to create a short video about a place name, and the story behind it. Share with ICTV with support from the Community Benefit Fund.

Bryon Powell takes us on another tour across Wadawurrung country. A young Indigo learns how to look for food like her ancestors at Kuaka-dorla, now known as Anglesea on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

A top Bongerimennin, now known as Flagstaff Hill lookout, Bryon shares an important story about how the land was created by two strong warriors from the dreaming.

Borombeet is now known as Lake Burrumbeet, just out of Ballaarat. In the old people’s time itwas a place of significance because it was a constant source of water,rich in resources such as food and medicine. Now it is a large recreational area for boating, fishing and camping.

Wadawurrung country stretches from the mountains to the sea. It includes hills, rivers and grassy plains,creeks and coasts and includes modern towns such as Werribee, Geelong and Ballarat in Victoria.

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