The birth of colonisation

In 1834, the Henty’s took Gunditjmara land to establish the first permanent colonial settlement in Victoria. Learn more about the birth of colonisation, the convincing ground massacre and memorialising this legacy.

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Making a submission

All First Peoples who have experienced injustice in Victoria are strongly encouraged to make a submission to the Yoorrook Justice Commission.

Criminal Justice Hearing Videos

The purpose of these public hearings was to hear from Aboriginal leaders working in the area of criminal justice as part of Yoorrook’s inquiry into the harm done to First Peoples by unjust laws and practices within this system.