FAQS

Frequently asked questions

What is the role of the Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board?

The main role of the Board (often referred to as the GKTOLMB) is to coordinate the development of a joint management plan by working closely with the Gunaikurnai people, joint management partners and consulting with all groups and individuals who express an interest.

How does the Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board (GKTOLMB) differ from the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC)?

The Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) is the recognised Traditional Owner Group entity representing Gunaikurnai people under the Traditional Owners Settlement Act.

The Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board (GKTOLMB) is a body corporate set up to help make sure the knowledge and culture of Gunaikurnai people is recognised in management of the JM parks.

While GLaWAC and the GKTOLMB are separate organisations, they are working closely together in partnership on developing the joint management plan, along with Parks Victoria and the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

What’s happening with the development of the Joint Management Plan?

The consultation process for the draft Joint Management Plan has now concluded.

A final version of the plan is now being prepared for approval by the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and it is expected that approval will be sought before the middle of 2018.

If you haven’t yet lodged a submission and would still like to do so, please contact us to discuss the possibility of an extension.