Country, Culture, People, Future

Celebrating Culture

Registrations Now Open for the WA Heritage Festival

Posted: November 6th, 2014

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The Western Australian Heritage Festival, run by the National Trust is WA’s biggest heritage festival celebrates Australia’s diverse Aboriginal, natural and historic historic through talks, tours, exhibitions and events across Western Australia.

In 2014 the festival attracted over 90,000 people with 169 registered events registered in cities and towns across the state. With a corresponding festival in each state and territory there were over 1,500 events nationwide.

The Western Australian Heritage Festival 2015 will run from 18 April – 18 May. For more information or to register your event visit the Festival website


National Heritage Festival: Moora Country Tours

Posted: May 9th, 2014

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This Saturday, 10th May, Noongar elders in conjunction with the City of Stirling will be presenting Mooro Country Tours  as part of the  2014 National Heritage Festival.  The bus tour offers an opportunity to learn about traditional medicine, bush tucker and cultural practices used by Noongar people.

This is the second and last time the tour will run over the course of the festival. Tickets are free but bookings are essential. The tour will start at 9.30 and, light refreshments are provided. For more information or to book click here.

The 2014 National Heritage Festival runs from 18th April to 18th May, if you would like to find out what events are on near you click here to visit there website.

Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

Disclaimer: Caution: Please be advised that this website may contain images, voices and names of deceased people.

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