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Acknowledgment of Country

The Bass Coast College community respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country particularly the Bunurong/ Boonwurrung people, Traditional Owners of the land that we live and go to school on, and we pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging.


This Libguide is a selection Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC Week resources. 

Who are the Indigenous Australians ?

Aboriginal Flag

The Aboriginal Flag is a symbol of Aboriginal pride and history.

Click on the flag to learn more.

Torres Strait Islander Flag

The Torres Strait Islander Flag symbolises Torres Strait Islander pride and history

Click on the flag to learn more

Indigenous Australia

Click on the Map to learn more


In Australia there are more than 250 Indigenous languages including around 800 dialects.

Languages are living things that connect people to Country, culture and ancestors.

Click on questions below to find out more:

What is Country?

What is an Acknowledgement to Country?

What is a Welcome to Country?

Watch the clips below for an example of an Acknowledgement of Country

An introduction to Boon Wurrung language from Aunty Fay Stewart-Muir

Boon Wurrung elder and language specialist Aunty Fay Stewart-Muir shares ten words that were once spoken in the coastal region of Victoria stretching from Werribee River to Wilson’s Promontory