Koora Koora Kaarta Koomba programView image slideshow

Traditional Noongar life in Kings Park

Discover how Perth (Boorloo) has changed over time and learn about the local custodians, the Whadjuk Noongar people.

Explore the roles in traditional Noongar society. Learn about the sustainable uses of our boodja, barna wer boorn (country, animals and trees). 

'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.

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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.

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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

Tags: Year level: 1,2
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 1 hour

Kings Park access disruption

Part of the Western Path between Monash Avenue and Aberdare Road will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 due to construction works on The Kids’ Bridge, pedestrian detours will be in place.

DNA Tower closure

The DNA Tower in Kings Park will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 until mid-April 2021 due to maintenance.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in February-March 2021 due to concert events.

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Farewell and thank you Grady and Lesley

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) would like to extend a sincere thank you and farewell to two of our longest serving staff members, Lesley Hammersley and Grady Brand who will retire from the Authority in December 2020.

Noongar Boodja Six Seasons is back!

Kings Park Education is excited to open bookings for our 2021 program of Noongar Boodja Six Seasons festivals, a celebration of Aboriginal culture, proudly presented by Fugro.

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