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One of the local Wautharong speaking Kulin tribesman that accompanied Wedge said the name for the stream was 'Weariby Yallock' ('yallock' meaning 'stream').

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Suggested Pdf Resources

Submission DR112 - Andrew McIntosh - Education and Training
Uncle Stan Yarramunua is an Aboriginal of the Wautharong and Yorta Yorta people.
What's On The Throng
Wautharong name for Anglesea. The town was originally called. “Swampy Creek” and the name was then changed to Anglesea in about 1884.
Dec 3, 2009 Custodians.
Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians.

Suggested News Resources

Six reasons to visit Werribee
One of the local Wautharong Aboriginal blokes in the group reminded him it already had a name - Weariby Yallock, which meant Backbone Creek. From this came Werribee.

Suggested Web Resources

Wathaurong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wathaurong, also called the Wada wurrung, are an Indigenous Australian tribe living in the area near Melbourne, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.
Portarlington, Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wautharong - Info | Facebook
Portarlington – A brief history - Intown Geelong
The Wautharong People lived in the Portarlington region for years and lived it appears they lived on the mussels which the town is now so famous for.
RICHARD MARLES: Resting places for our heritage

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