Traditional owners devastated by alleged damage to 1,500-year-old stone arrangement in Victoria

Published Apr 06 2021 at 8:09 AM GMT
  • The heritage-listed Kuyang stone arrangement in the shape of an eel at Lake Bolac allegedly damaged by a graderTraditional owners say they are 'devastated and traumatised' by the alleged damage to a 1,500-year-old heritage-listed stone arrangement which curved up the hill in the shape of an eel and was a significant ceremonial and meeting site prior to European colonisation.
  • The Kuyang stone arrangement stretched across 176 metres of private farmland at Lake Bolac in south-western Victoria, about 230km west of Melbourne.
  • It depicts a juvenile eel, or Kuyung in south west Aboriginal languages.
  • It is visible from the Glenelg Highway, and the tail end of the structure was reportedly damaged when the highway was created.


  • Published Apr 6, 2021 8:09 AM GMT