Prime Function:

To provide a link between government (DELWP) and the Taungurung Nation and ensure that there is a genuine partnership and meaningful engagement in relation to the modernising of Victoria’s approach to the management of forests.  The role will also support broader partnership and engagement priorities.

This position will play a lead role in facilitating Taungurung Traditional Owners and DELWP to work together to: 

• develop a vision for the future management of forests on Taungurung country

• modernise the five Victorian Regional Forest Agreements, ensuring they appropriately recognise the rights of Victoria’s Traditional Owners to partner in land management and seek economic and cultural opportunities, and

• refresh forest management planning, including greater integration with fire planning.

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