Aboriginal Heritage Walk

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Journey into the ancestral lands of the Eastern Kulin Nation with an Aboriginal guide.

Gain insight into the rich history and thriving culture of the local First Peoples, and discover their connection to plants and their traditional uses for food, tools and medicine.

This program runs at Melbourne Gardens on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during school term.

Students will

  • Discover indigenous plants and their uses and significance to Indigenous Australians
  • Share stories and reflect on the significance of Aboriginal culture in Australia
  • Finish off their walk with a refreshing cup of native lemon myrtle tea

Key Focuses

  • First Nations People and their connection to Country
  • Use of plants for food, tools, shelter and medicine
  • Exploring connections to the land and our sense of belonging

Links to Victorian Curriculum

  • Level 7-8 Geography, History and Design and Technology
  • Level 9-10 Geography