The Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place endeavours to preserve and share this guardianship and responsibility with all local community members.
The Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place is named after one of the five clans of the Gunaikurnai. Krowathunkooloong is is the name of the Gunaikurnai tribe that occupied the Orbost area.
The Keeping Place was named during 1991 and officially opened in 1994 and aims to raise the profile and awareness of the Gunaikurnai people’s history of the Gippsland area and to build a better understanding of Aboriginal culture, history and heritage. It provides a recognizable and centrally located complex and facilitates greater community awareness, understanding and pride in Aboriginal culture, arts and crafts.