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Sunday 5 May 2019, 12noon - 2pm
Meet at Darebin Parklands, end of Separation Street, Alphington. Map here.
Alphington train station is a 5 minute walk away and there is bike parking.
Join Aboriginal Cultural Educator Uncle Trevor Gallagher (a Gunditjmara Elder with Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung speaking rights)*, who will discuss Aboriginal history, culture in relation to Darebin Creek. Along the way, MCMC Waterwatch Coordinator, Julia Cirillo, will point out current waterway issues, help you find aquatic creatures and test the water quality, while explaining what we can do to improve the ecological health of Darebin Creek.
Bookings are now closed.
This is a FREE, family-friendly event. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring appropriate walking shoes, sunscreen, hat and your water bottle. Walking is classified as easy, but some hill walking is involved.
You can find more information about the Spiritual Healing Trail here. Proudly supported by the City of Darebin.
*The Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people are the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Darebin Creek flows and they have strong and continued cultural connections to the land and waters in this place that we now call Darebin. Their connection to country continues today through cultural practices of ceremony, celebration and Tanderrum.