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1 Oct

Gariwerd – Grampians National Park

Once upon a time, the Great Ancestor spirit of Bunjil, the creator, set at work to reform the Earth. He had the task of creation. Of the lakes and the seas, the mountains and the plains, the flora, and the fauna. In this came the creation of the Grampians. As Bunjil finished with the sandstone ranges, he presume's the body of an eagle, the Werpil. Thereupon he flew, to glance from above at his masterpiece: the Grampians. He watched the mountains, and the flowing of the river, the chirping of...

18 Sep

Arnhem Land; The Land of Wonders

  Wish to go on vacation, away from all worries of everyday life? Want to take a walk down the corridors of Indigenous history? Desire to experience a soulful and enlightening experience? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Arnhem Land is the place to be. In 1623, a Dutch captain sailed into the Gulf Carpentaria in his ship, the Arnhem, thereby becoming inspiration for this land to be named, the Arnhem Land. This region is located in the northeast of the 5 northern Australian territories. With a population of...

21 Aug

Uluru Dreamtime

Right in the heart of the Red Centre lies the most famous monolith of Australia – Uluru. This massive sandstone rock began to form about 550 million years ago, and gained fame due to its historical importance, as home to the Aboriginal Australians: the Yankunytjatjara and Pitjantjatjara people. People of these tribes reside near Uluru, due to the spiritual significance it holds for them. Whilst their rich culture and history have termed Uluru as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists visit Uluru with the desire to understand its local heritage. Aided...

2 Aug

Why Adam Goodes was the voice that we all needed.

A different look into the documentary 'The Final Quarter' Adam Goodes received and is still receiving so many opinions about his actions in his final years in AFL football. Sweeping statements were made about his character, his actions and intentions. His actions were called violent, over the top and he was ridiculed for every move he made. So, I’m not highlighting the controversy that surrounded his final years, but I am highlighting his comments, his composure and the strength that he carried throughout that demeaning time. The below quotes are taken...

29 Jun

Why YOU should get excited about NAIDOC

(Sunday 7th July - Sunday 14th July) A National Celebration of all things Aboriginal & Islander. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Initially NAIDOC began as a protest against the unfair treatment of Indigenous people in Australia. These protests date back as early as the 1920's. Since 1991 there has been a dedicated theme to the NAIDOC celebrations. The theme changes each year to reflect a particular focus that the NAIDOC Committee wishes to highlight. This year the theme is VOICE, TREATY, TRUTH. “It’s time for our knowledge to...