The Lake of Scars


The Lake of Scars is a feature-length documentary produced on Dja Dja Wurrung country, with members of the Yung Balug clan, in the Australian state of Victoria.

It is a story of allyship and reconciliation at a place unlike anywhere else Australia. One of astounding beauty and rare cultural, archaeological and environmental significance, the scarred trees found here are being degraded on an annual basis.

One ageing farmer has spent decades identifying and caring for the scar trees and middens which dot the country, working with members of Yung Balug clan. As the clock ticks, an unlikely partnership could see it saved for future generations.


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Korff, J 2022, The Lake of Scars, <>, retrieved 26 May 2024

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