Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP)


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wawa biik is a tour operator established under the Taungurung Land and Waters Council (TLaWC).

All images, text, information, and other content used on this website is owned or licensed by Taungurung Land and Waters Council (Aboriginal Corporation) (‘TLaWC’) and protected by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

wawa biik operates scheduled and private cultural experiences on Taungurung Country, led by Taungurung community members. These experiences are a proud platform to educate, inspire and advance self-determination of the Taungurung Nation. Taungurung knowledges and perspectives are an integral part of these cultural experiences.

This site respectfully acknowledges the contributions of Taungurung People and their continued ownership of their Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP). This ICIP includes knowledges, languages, cultural expressions, and experiences that may be shared orally or contained in audio-visual material, audio and written materials, photographs, performances, interviews, speeches, and other material.

You are not permitted to commercialise any plant, bushfood, or medicinal knowledge, cultural practices or otherwise appropriate ICIP shared with you through our website or during our experiences. You may only deal with the content of this website with the prior written consent of TLaWC, the copyright owner and/or the Traditional Custodians of that ICIP, and with attribution. Visitors who book cultural tours through this website must comply with the wawa biik Ltd Standard Booking Conditions, available here

Please note that this website may include the names, images, spoken words and performances, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have passed away. Please be respectful in referring to them and consider cultural mourning protocols.

If you wish to use or reproduce any part of this website or its content, please contact to discuss permission.

In the Media

wawa biik features in a range of publications, websites and across news outlets as we highlight the Taungurung story alongside the experiences offered.

wawa biik Newsletters

Please click here to read the latest edition Just like the pride and purpose our Elders feel when wrapped in their possum skin cloak, we want wawa biik to be a warm and inspiring space that brings people together to celebrate and learn about our traditional and contemporary aspects of Culture.

10 ways to be a Taungurung ally this National Reconciliation Week

It doesn’t matter where you are on your ally journey, all that matters is that you’re on the journey.

Cultural Heritage – “It’s still here and so are we” – a yarn with Jonah

Jonah Honeysett is a proud Taungurung /Wiradjuri man of the Nira-balluk clan who considers himself lucky to have grown up knowing about his culture, immersed in his culture, and learning about his culture from his Aboriginal parents and grandparents. It’s Jonah’s strong upbringing and sense of cultural identity that has inspired him to work for his mob and be part of the next wave of Taungurung People passionately protecting Taungurung culture.

“It’s not Aboriginal heritage, it’s Australia’s Heritage” – a yarn with Ashley.

Ashley Wilkinson is a proud Taungurung man of the Yeerum-Illiam-Balluk clan, which is below the Benalla and Mansfield area.