While it is ultimately the responsibility of each organisation to ensure its own compliance with the Taungurung Land Use Activity Agreement (LUAA), there are people who can assist.

In addition to the contacts listed below, you are encouraged to develop your own networks of colleagues.


The first point of contact at Taungurung Land and Waters Council (TLaWC) for inquiries regarding the LUAA is:

Chris Casey, RSA Implementation Manager

Taungurung Land and Waters Council

Email: rsa@taungurung.com.au (External link)

Formal notices of LUAA activities should be addressed to:

Taungurung Land and Waters Council

PO Box 505

Broadford VIC 3658


The Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning manages a large proportion of public land in the LUAA area. DELWP will usually be the Decision Maker for leases, and for many kinds of licences and permits.

Tom Brown, Program Manager, Traditional Owner Agreements (Hume Region)

Forest, Fire and Regions, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Email: tom.brown@delwp.vic.gov.au (External link)


The Native Title Unit at the Department of Justice and Community Safety plays a lead role in negotiating LUAAs. It is also co-ordinating initial training about the LUAA. Although the Unit is not able to provide legal advice, for general inquiries you can contact:

Email: nativetitle@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)

Earth Resources Regulation

Phone: 136 186, 8am–6pm Monday to Friday

Email: customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au (External link)


For the time being, local government, state agencies and statutory authorities should contact the DJCS Native Title Unit regarding initial training about the LUAA.

Email: nativetitle@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)

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