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Bung Yarnda: Camping Waters - This Place

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Aboriginal man in dark jacket holds a book in his right hand and points with his left. In the background is grass, water, sand and sky.
Mr Thorpe with his book A Story of Bung Yarnda (Photo courtesy of ABC Gippsland, Rachael Lucas)
13 Sep 2019

For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been naming places that were sacred or important to them.

This video is part of an ABC produced series named This Place. It tells the story behind one of these special places:

Bung Yarnda (Lake Tyers) has a rich history as being a fishing, feasting and camping place for Gunai clans in East Victoria. However in recent years residential development and pollution has been effecting the health of the Lake's water and ecosystem.

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For more information, visit This Place.

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