The land on which we meet
EY would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we meet today, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation and pay our respect to their Elders both past and present, and to emerging community leaders. We also acknowledge the important role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within EY and in the communities we work with.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this website may contain images of deceased persons.
Learn more about the rich history of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people
Our Melbourne EY Office is situated on the lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people. The place in which you are standing today is surrounded by sites of cultural significance and importance, which span pre-colonisation to the modern day. EY acknowledges this enduring connection to country by sharing some of stories of this place with you, with the kind permission of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation.
Learn more about IUK Project and our work with Ngardang Girri Kalat Mimini
Read about significant sites surrounding you
Embedding Indigenous culture throughout the Melbourne officeto encourage a connection to Country
Reflecting Victoria’s Aboriginal history has always been at the heart of this project. We wanted to create an interactive way for our people and visitors to engage with this history and we know that artwork is an effective way of achieving this. Using the four corner pillars on Level 23 for the artwork created an opportunity for us to overlay our spectacular and modern views across Melbourne with stories and artwork representing Victoria’s Aboriginal history and sites of significance. We saw this as a unique opportunity to connect Victoria’s rich Aboriginal history with the Melbourne of today, using artwork and storytelling.
Simone Thomson is an Australian Aboriginal Artist who offers an expansive array of the finest quality authentic traditional and modern Indigenous artwork. Original Aboriginal fine art, prints and wall art showcasing Dreamtime stories and Australian First Nations Culture. Her inspiration comes from her spiritual connection to Country and the rich colours and textures of the earth and sky. More information on Simone and her art can be found on her website.