RMIT School of Science is offering a Cultural Walk free to GIScience 2018 attendees.
The Birrarung Wilam Walk takes you through Federation Square and down to the Birrarung Wilam (Common Ground) Aboriginal art installations experiencing the Aboriginal history of the Birrarung Marr (Beside the river of mists) and Aboriginal Peoples of the Kulin Nation.
You will learn how the land on which Melbourne is located has changed over time and learn the significance of the Birrarung Wilam to the local Kulin peoples. You will gain a deeper and more meaningful understanding of this incredible location, an important gathering place for the Kulin Nation and one of Melbourne’s most popular meeting hubs.
To learn more visit http://koorieheritagetrust.com.au/
There is a maximum of 25 people per walk and bookings are essential. Registrations will close Thursday 23rd August.
When: Tuesday 28th August 2018 @ 3:30pm-4:30pm or Friday 31st August @ 3:30pm-4:30pm
Where: Meeting at the Koorie Heritage Trust, The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Corner Swanston Street & Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
To register, please fill in this form.
The Koorie Heritage Trust building is accessible by public transport (train and tram). The closest Metro train station is Flinders Street Station.
To plan your journey, please visit https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/journey