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 traditional custodians, the Whadjuk Noongar people.

Explore family 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. 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

Event disruptions

Poolgarla Parkland will be fenced off and there will be additional foot traffic and noise around Poolgarla Family Area from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2022 due to the Danjoo Koorliny event.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from Friday 25 November to Wednesday 30 November 2022 (excluding Monday 28 November) due to multiple consecutive concert events.

Naturescape summer opening hours

Summer opening hours for Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be taking effect from 5 November 2022.

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Flowers in Focus 2022 winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition this year.

New Bold Park Management Plan

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A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

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