Way of the Turtle

About Tracey’s collaborative project with the Yorta Yorta community.

Tracey M Benson

Project summary: Way of the Turtle


The Way of the Turtle is a collaboration between myself and the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). I am primarily working with Lee Joachim, the Research and Cultural Manager from YYNAC to develop a series of workshops and tools to engage with digital technologies, storytelling and the environment.

The project will utilise a range of media including augmented reality (AR), video and photography to also creatively engage with scientific research that YYNAC has managed with a range of collaborating organisations like Parks Victoria and Monash University.

The project also aims to support and facilitate develop eco-tourism in Barmah National Park.

The Way of the Turtle project is supported by key scientific researchers Professor Dave Griggs, Deirdre Wilcox and Professor Ross Thompson, who have long-standing research relationships with YYNAC.

Project outputs

There are a range of outputs intended for this project, they include:

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Tracey M Benson is a lover of travel, having a diverse background as an artist, writer and researcher. Working with online environments since 1994, Tracey's experience includes providing digital media, web and social media solutions to government, non-profit, private industry and tertiary sectors. Her focus is on sustainability behaviour change and the use of communications and emerging technologies to empower community and build culture.

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