Barapa Land & Water is an Aboriginal cultural heritage, land and water management enterprise with operations based in Bendigo, Victoria and servicing Barapa Barapa Country in modern Gannawarra and Loddon Shires. As the Traditional Owners of Barapa Barapa Country our work focusses on land and water management, working closely with land managers, government agencies, non-government organisations and the private sector to perform services such as pest and civil works, weed and animal control, fencing, revegetation and cultural heritage preservation.
To create and secure opportunities for our community whilst continuing cultural practices on our traditional country.
We aim to increase cultural practices, values and connection to country, land, and water, for all, from elders to the next generations.
Creating, healthier community with knowledge and skills, caring for families and country, increasing local, regional, state, and federal economic participation, development and growth.
Self determination in community care, employment, training, and education for the health and wealth of our community, gaining cultural knowledge, skills and experience and continuing our cultural heritage by caring for families, community and country both in land and waters.