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Noongar Life in Kings Park

Discover how Perth has changed over time and learn about its first people, the Whadjuk Noongar people.

Learn how Noongar people used plants and animals for food, medicine, tools and shelter with a focus on the roles of women and children. Follow the bidi trail, explore Noongar language and engage in traditional activities.

'This program covered many topics - Perth history, Aboriginal studies and sustainability. Lots of activities for the kids. The teacher resource pack linked well with curriculum. Fantastic and engaging.' - Pre-Primary Teacher

You may also be interested in a Noongar glossary for local Aboriginal words that are used within this website.

Location: Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

Make sure to explore our Teacher Resources for this program.

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A child enjoying the Koora Koora Kaarta Koomba program with a staff member of Kings Park education. Photo: BGPA Kids learning about the noongar language and the traditional names of animals and seasons. Photo: BGPA A young girl with her face painted during the Koora Koora Kaarta Koomba program. Photo: BGPA

Tags: Year level: Pre-primary,1
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 60 minutes

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Western Australia has returned a glowing report card to Kings Park via a community survey conducted early in 2020, with clear expectations for the park’s role in conserving the State’s flora and supporting the health of the community in its future management.

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