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Indigenous Culture

Gariwerd (Aboriginal name for Grampians) is pivotal to many ancient stories by Aboriginal communities in South-Western Victoria.

The region has the largest number of rock art sites in Southern Australia and over 80% of Victoria’s rock art sites. Visitors are invited to experience six of these cultural sites for themselves.

You can learn about our region’s unique Aboriginal culture and history at Brambuk – The National Park & Cultural Centre in Halls Gap.

Billimina Rock Art Site Wartook Valley

Aboriginal Rock Art

See some of the riches Aboriginal rock art sites in Victoria. The region has over 80% of Victoria’s rock art sites, some dating back more than 20,000 years.

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Gariwerd Six Seasons

Learn more about how the traditional owners of the Grampians believe there are six distinct weather periods recognised in the Gariwerd (Grampians) seasonal cycle.

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Gariwerd Creation Story

Discover the dreamtime story of how the Grampians were created.

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