Bringing community together

Ceremony to honour top citizen, support reconciliation
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DESERVING: Last year;s Wangaratta Citizen of the Year, Fran Doig, PHOTO: Mel Guy

THE annual ‘Marmungun Rock Ceremony’ will recognise the achievements of the 2019 Wangaratta Citizen of the Year, Peter Headland, this Saturday.

Marmungun Rock, which sits in Apex Park near the Bullawah Cultural Trail, is an honour roll recognising local people doing great things for the community.

“Marmungun means ‘of this group’ or ‘of this area’ – the closest traditional Bpangerang word for ‘community’,” explained Chris Thorne, who is helping co-ordinate the ceremony.

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