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The Indigenous people of Victoria used sophisticated farming practices to mould and shape their environment.
Victoria was the only permanent British colony to be settled without the permission of the British authorities.
As European settlement took its toll on Indigenous communities, Aboriginal leaders fought tirelessly for land of their own.
In 1998, a 19th century British squatter's observations led to the failure of the Yorta Yorta's attempt to reclaim their land.
Two years after the historic Mabo case, the Yorta Yorta people brought Native Title back into the national spotlight.
A friendship between Aboriginal leader Simon Wonga and Protector William Thomas led to the return of land to Wonga's people.