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Economic Development Officer - Horsham

Barengi Gadjin Land Council

Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC) represents Traditional Owners from the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk peoples, who were recognised in a 2005 Native Title Consent Determination, the first in south-eastern Australia.

BGLC is the Federally recognised authority to speak on behalf of the Wotjobaluk peoples. We are also the only body in the region with the legislative authority to make legal decisions about cultural heritage.

We are the Prescribed Body Corporate for the Wotjobaluk claim area, as outlined in the Native Title Act, giving us legal authority and obligation to work on behalf of Traditional Owners.

BGLC is a Registered Aboriginal Party, as appointed by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.

Caring for Country

We are part of our Country, and our Country is part of us. Bunjil the creator, made the land, waterholes, animals and plants and gave Wotjobaluk Peoples the responsibility to look after Country and culture and keep it healthy and strong. Country heals us to our dreaming stories, to our ancestors and spirits. ‘Growing What Is Good’ Country Plan.

The Role

The Economic Development Officer will lead the development of the BGLC Silo Art project and the Dalki Garringa Retail Ready project in line with the Mallee Silo Art Trail Program – Barengi Gadjin Land Council project plan.

The primary objective of the role is to coordinate the BGLC Silo Art project and the retail development at the Dalki Garringa Nursery as part of the BGLC economic development activities.

The incumbent will report to the Manager, Economic Development, work with other BGLC staff to manage the BGLC Silo Art project and work with management and staff at the Dalki Garringa Nursery to work towards reopening the retail nursery and café to ensure a positive visitor experience.

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