Courts Victoria, Dhumba Murmuk Djerring Unit, 2021
Dhumba Murmuk Djerring – Speaking and Working Together
The tree’s far-spread roots represent the Unit’s state-wide connection and engagement with the Aboriginal Community and the cultural support they provide. Four pathways come from the North, South, East and West signifying DMD’s collaboration with all jurisdictions and their inclusive reach.
The central circle signifies the morning sun and the Unit’s daily engagement with Community-based networks. It also represents the ceremonial Gathering Place that is Naarm, the city known as Melbourne, home to Dhumba Murmuk Djerring. The Birrarung River, the river of mist and shadows known as the Yarra – runs through Naarm symbolised by gentle flowing waves around the circle. The Unit’s team are also represented by the ‘U’ shapes respectfully sitting around this very traditional significant Meeting Place.
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