Rueben Berg explains connection to environment passed down by his ancestors

“The scar trees are a powerful reminder of the connection we have to the land.”

Rueben Berg, Co-chair, First Peoples’ Assembly Victoria explains the deep connection to the environment and to the land shown by his ancestors and passed down to First Peoples through the generations.

Make a submission on land, sky and waters

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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.