Acknowledgement to country

CoEDL acknowledges the Traditional Owners and their custodianship of the lands on which CoEDL operates. This custodianship has never been ceded.

We pay our respects to their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual connections to Country.

We recognise their valuable contributions to Australian and global society.


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We acknowledge and celebrate the Traditional Owners of the lands that we live and work on and pay our respects to the Elders of the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples past and present.


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The University of Melbourne acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses (the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung peoples (Parkville, Southbank, Werribee and Burnley campuses); the Yorta Yorta Nation (Shepparton and Dookie campuses); and (the Dja Dja Wurrung people (Creswick campus) are situated.


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The University of Queensland (UQ) acknowledges the Traditional Owners and their custodianship of the lands on which UQ operates.

We pay our respects to their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual connections to Country (Jaggera and Turrbal peoples).

We recognise their valuable contributions to Australian and global society.


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With respect for Aboriginal cultural protocol and out of recognition that its campuses occupy their traditional lands, Western Sydney University acknowledges the Darug, Tharawal (also historically referred to as Dharawal), Cabrogal and Wiradjuri peoples and thanks them for their support of its work in their lands (Greater Western Sydney and beyond).


The Centre also acknowledges the traditional owners past, present and emerging at the research and field sites that our researchers visit.

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University