About WNAC

The Wonnarua Nation Aboriginal Corporation was established in 1999 and represents the Wonnarua people. It focuses on nurturing the history and culture of the Wonnarua Nation, improving the health and education of its members and managing investments to sustain the Corporation’s work.

Aboriginal Skills and Employment Membership Survey

Wonnarua Nation Aboriginal Corporation are undertake a study into the feasibility of establishing a WNAC Aboriginal Culture & Heritage Database. The Database is intended to support the protection and promotion of cultural heritage and to support and increase the cultural identity of the members of the WNAC. To inform this study and to contribute to [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:08+11:00March 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Meeting with the Government

WNAC CEO Laurie Perry meeting NSW Premier and Cabinet Ministers to assist the Government in finding ways to strengthen the local area and address the challenges faced across various sectors of the community. Laurie Perry visiting NSW Parliment to deliver final report on NSW Aboriginal Economic Development. For a copy of the report, click the [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:08+11:00March 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Reforms

The NSW Government is reforming the way Aboriginal cultural heritage is conserved and managed in New South Wales and is seeking your feedback to help refine the proposed new system. Information sessions have been held to explain the proposed new system. For more information view the attached documents by clicking the links below. Workshop Dates [...]

By |2018-03-22T16:55:31+11:00March 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Wonnarua Language Apps

WNAC now has an online dictionary that translates words from English to Wonnarua language. The dictionary can be used on your Apple or Android device. There is also a version that can be accessed on your internet browser. For the iPhone and iPad app, click here. For the Android phone and [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:08+11:00January 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

WNAC Interview by Maitland Mercury

Laurie Perry has been featured in Maitland Mercury's Closing The Gap article about Australia's need to improve health and career opportunities for Indigenous Australians. You can read the article on the Maitland Mercury Website. The Wonnarua Nation also were mentioned in Meryl Swanson's speech on the subject:

By |2017-05-25T23:10:59+11:00March 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

WNAC Newsletter / CEO Report September 2015

The September 2015 WNAC Newsletter and CEO report are now available. You can view and download these documents in the attachments below. Also attached is the HUBS diagram, which shows how WNAC plans to set up six Strategic Hubs extending through the Hunter Valley along the songline of the Wonnarua/Gringai People on largely traditionally owned lands. Each [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:08+11:00September 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

WNAC Newsletter / CEO Report September 2015

The September 2015 WNAC Newsletter and CEO report are now available. You can view and download these documents in the attachments below. Also attached is the HUBS letter and diagram, which explains how WNAC plans to set up six Strategic Hubs extending through the Hunter Valley along the songline of the Wonnarua/Gringai People on largely traditionally [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:08+11:00September 11th, 2015|Member Updates|0 Comments

PCWP Native Title Claim

A native title claim that Scott Franks and Anor had filed on behalf of the Plains Clans of the Wonnarua People (PCWP) was registered on the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) register on 16 January 2015. The notification period for the PCWP native title application is 25 March to 24 June 2015. This notification period [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:09+11:00April 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Preserving History and Culture

ORIC have published a spotlight article on the Wonnarua Nation Aboriginal Corporation and its achievements in recent years. You can view it here: http://www.oric.gov.au/publications/spotlight/preserving-history-and-culture An excerpt is below: "By anybody’s reckoning Wonnarua Nation Aboriginal Corporation (WNAC) in the Hunter Valley has been setting the pace with renewed purpose and vigour over the past few [...]

By |2021-06-03T16:53:09+11:00December 15th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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