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Wurundjeri Traditional Games Day

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ATC Cook Reserve

Daley Street

(Parking via Ash Court)

Glenroy, VIC 3046

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Celebrate National Reconciliation Week and join us at ATC Cook Reserve, adjacent to the Ballerrt Mooroop College site, for a day of traditional Aboriginal games and fun for all the family!

Games leaders Uncle Bill Nicholson and Mandy Nicholson will guide you through traditional team challenges, such as throwing a wit wit, boomerang or (blunt) spear, playing marngrook (traditional football), tool making and campfire challenges. Cultural prizes will be awarded to the standout teams.

The event will commence with a traditional Wurundjeri Welcome and Smoking Ceremony, and will also feature free face painting, didgeridoo, dance and artefacts displays.

Venue: ATC Cook Reserve, Glenroy
Transport: Bus 546; Jacana Train Station; Car parking available via Ash Court
Time: 10 am – 1.00 pm
Cost: FREE
Bookings: Bookings essential as places are limited
Further Information:

  • Please BYO picnic food, picnic rugs/deck chairs
  • Coffee van will be on site for hot & cold drinks
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and runners
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities

For more information please contact Arts and Culture on 9240 1111 or email ehutchinson@moreland.vic.gov.au

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ATC Cook Reserve

Daley Street

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Glenroy, VIC 3046

Australia

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