Ngurungaeta is a Woi-Wurrung word meaning 'head man' or 'tribal leader', used by clans of the Woi-Wurrung tribes and Taung Wurrung Ngurai-illum Wurrung. Ngurungaeta held the same tribal standing as an Arweet of the Bunurong and Wathaurong people. The current Ngurungaeta is Murrundindi.
- Bebejan - one of the seven ngurungaeta who signed the 1835 treaty with John Batman
- Billibellary, (1799–1846) - ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri-willam clan
- Simon Wonga (1824–1874) - ngurungaeta and son of Billibellary
- William Barak (1824–1903) - last traditional ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri-willam clan
- Robert Wandoon (1854–1908) - anointed ngurungaeta by William Barak
- James Wandin (1933–2006) - ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri
- Murrundindi - appointed ngurungaeta at the funeral of James Wandin in 2006.
- First Peoples, GaryPresland
- Martin Flanagan, Tireless ambassador bids you welcome, The Age, 25 January 2003. Accessed 31 October 2008
- Murrundindi and his people. Accessed 1 November 2008
- Ian Hunter, Wurundjeri Lineage Accessed 1 November 2008
- James Wandin, Opening statement to the Victorian Parliament Victorian parliament website, 26 May 2000. Accessed 31 October 2008
- Rebecca Fraser, New title ‘better than being Prime Minister’, Star News Group, 9 March 2006. Accessed 1 November 2008
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