Acknowledgement of the Traditional Owners of the land, Illawarra

Grand Pacific Customs, Thirroul, Australia pays respects to the owners and custodians who traditionally have and continue to occupy the Illawarra coast.

We would like to pay our respects and acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which we meet, and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future. We would also like to extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people present here today.

These include, but are not limited to, the Korewal Elouera Jerrungarugh, Wadi Wadi, Wodi Wodi, Yuin, Wiradjuri, Kamilaroi, Bundjalung, Dunghutti and Gumbayggir Nation and acknowledge and respect that for Aboriginal people these boundaries do not reflect the cultural boundaries of the local Aboriginal community