Djakitjuk Djanga

Painting of Murnong (yam daisy) by Boon Wurrung artist Adam Magennis

Aboriginal Victorians leading the commercial production of Victoria’s native food and botanicals.

Agriculture Victoria and the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations (the Federation) have partnered to support Traditional Owners and other Aboriginal Victorians to lead the development of Victoria’s native food and botanicals industry.

About Djakitjuk Djanga

Djakitjuk Djanga (Country’s food) is a new program that is being delivered by the Federation in collaboration with Agriculture Victoria.

Under Djakitjuk Djanga, grants of up to $200,000 (excl GST) will be available to eligible Aboriginal businesses and organisations to help overcome key resource related barriers to commercially producing native plants for use as food and botanicals.

Djakitjuk Djanga will also establish a Community of Practice to help progress Aboriginal leadership of Victoria’s native food and botanicals industry.

Djakitjuk Djanga applications closed Wednesday 6 May 2020.

Program guidelines

More information

For more information, or to apply through the Federation’s website, visit fvtoc.com.au/native-foods-and-botanicals or contact:

Operations Advisor
Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations
Ph: 0412 322 303
jasmine.yarran@fvtoc.com.au


Djakitjuk Djanga is a Dja Dja Wurrung language term that means ‘Country’s food’. It is used with the generous permission of the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation.

Page last updated: 12 Jul 2020