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Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation 

To find out more information about Yorta Yorta Projects please see the below resources.


Key Projects
World Leaders
Yorta Yorta - Building Partnerships
Yorta Yorta - Inclusive to All

Digital Stories

Please take a look at the digital stories explaining the history and people of the
Yorta Yorta nation.

Nhawul Bultjubul Ma – To See With Both Eyes

For two days in November 2012 scientists and Indigenous People from around Australia and the world gathered in Echuca, Victoria for 'Yorta Yorta's Indigenous Knowledge for Climate Change Adaption Conference'. The film, Nhawul Bultjubul Ma (To See with Both Eyes), was made during that conference. The conference was hosted by the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation.Take a look here.

Learning Country

In 'My learning of Country‘ Berneice Joachim captures Yorta Yorta cultural knowledge in the hope that she can become part of an ongoing oral history.Take a look here.

Conserving Forces

Science and traditional knowledge are coming together through the efforts of the Department of Sustainability and Environment and the Yorta Yorta people to conserve the freshwater turtle species of the mid-Murray River region.Take a look here.

Yorta Yarns

This is a series of short digital media clips featuring personal perspectives of Yorta Yorta people. Filmed in October 2012 on Yorta Yorta country, Yorta yarns are individual stories about what it means to be a Yorta Yorta person and how YYNAC is contributing to thewider community.
The four Yorta Yarns can be viewed here:

Partners In The Future

In November 2012 we aired an inspiring TV commercial sharing our desires for a better economic and social existence, working together in the wider community.Take a look here.Take a look here.

The Dharnya Centre

The Dharnya Centre is embedded in an initiative between our Corporation (YYNAC) and Parks Victoria (PV), working towards using Dharnya as a centre for delivering a range of technical and tertiary education programs. The Dharnya Centre and surrounding Barmah State Forest lie within the traditional territory of the Yorta Yorta People. The Yorta Yorta have occupied this land for
thousands of years. Operation of the Dharnya Centre has been temporarily suspended while a structural assessment of the centre is undertaken. The car park and walks leaving from the Dharnya Centre have remained open to the public and the Cultural Officers previously based at the Centre have continued to deliver talks and information sessions to schools and groups upon request.


The Yorta Yorta Indigenous Training Centre, also known as Yenbena is an initiative of the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation, the Australian National Training Authority and the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated. It has been in operation since March 2001 to provide
targeted and culturally appropriate training to Indigenous young people. Yenbena is located on Yorta Yorta traditional lands situated in Barmah.In order to provide training, Yenbena has been registered as a Registered Training Organisation with the State Training Board of Victoria.The Yenbena Indigenous Training Centre provides an example of best practice in relation to increased
and targeted employment and training outcomes for Indigenous people, community participation and capacity-building.

Contact us at:
Yenbena Indigenous Training Centre
Schier Street Barmah Vic
Phone: 03 5869 3336
Fax: 03 5869 3292

Email the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation today. We represent the ancestors of the people of the Yorta Yorta Nation. Email us at reception@yynac.com.au.
Would you like to know about more of our programs? Send us an email.
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