North East Tasmanians are welcoming two new signs denoting Aboriginal names for rivers, and the Tasman Peninsula will soon follow. The signs – ‘Polelewawta / Little Forester River’ on Bridport Road and ‘Leengtenner / Tomahawk River’ on Waterhouse Road – were installed by the Department of State Growth and result from the State Government’s annual calendar […]
A series of ‘On Country’ visits in recent weeks have given Tasmania’s Aboriginal and Dual Naming Reference Group the opportunity to use a new methodology in developing the next steps in Aboriginal place naming.
The seven member organisations of TRACA wholeheartedly support the concept of the dual naming of Country and its features.
A path ahead? The time is right for healthy discussions around “belonging”