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Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

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History - First contacts: Awabakal Country and place (Dudley Campus)

Stage 2

Students walk through Awabakal Nature Reserve focusing on the change in this area over time including Aboriginal history and the influence of European arrival including sand and coal mining. Examine food, water, shelter and plants the Awabakal people use. The day concludes with a classroom activity where students look at examples of tools and weapons used by Aboriginal people.


·        Walk through Awabakal Nature Reserve from Ocean St to Awabakal EEC      

·        Examination of bush resources, food and shelter

·        Gunyah building

·        Dreaming story

·        Paper coolamon making

·        Class discussion and close look at examples of Aboriginal Tools and weapons           


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