Images from a flying visit to the Djab Warrang Embassy in western Victoria.
Despite ongoing discussions, the duplication of the Great Western Highway is still earmarked to pass through Djab Warrang country, destroying many trees, including a sacred 800-year old birthing tree.
Protesters, led by traditional Djab Warrang owners, have been camping at the site to protect these trees for almost 18 months, as court action plays out. They are demanding the highway be re-routed around the trees and away from sacred Aboriginal sites. The Embassy is calling for support on the ground, as well other forms of assistance.
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