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Aboriginal Melbourne

Melbourne has many galleries and museums showcasing Aboriginal culture, including the Koorie Heritage Trust.​

Womindjeka / wominjeka! Welcome to Melbourne.

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.

For the Kulin Nation, Melbourne has always been an important meeting place for events of social, educational, sporting and cultural significance.

Today we are proud to say that Melbourne is a significant gathering place for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

See also Aboriginal Melbourne on Facebook.

Aboriginal Yarra River Walk – Walkin Country Walkin Birrarung
This long-running Aboriginal cultural walk has opened the eyes and hearts of thousands of patrons of all ages and walks of life. Come and be a part of this 2hr cultural experience.
Image of Aboriginal Heritage Walk
Wed 01 Feb 2017 to Fri 30 Nov 2018
Journey into the ancestral lands of the Kulin Nation, experience a traditional smoking ceremony and learn about the various uses for plants.
Image of Birrarung Marr
Birrarung Marr, on the Yarra River’s north bank next to Federation Square, is Melbourne's newest major park. Opened in 2002, it hosts events and festivals. From Princes Bridge, the park incorporates three terraces of contrasting grass and sand.
Image of Bunjilaka
At Melbourne Museum, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a meeting place for Koorie people and for visitors interested in Aboriginal culture.
Image of Buying Aboriginal art
Artists from different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia produce work that may be recognisable as Indigenous.
Image of First Peoples
Fri 20 Nov 2015 to Wed 20 Nov 2019
First Peoples celebrates the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Image of Koorie Heritage Trust Inc
The Koorie Heritage Trust is a space in which people can experience, learn, connect and reconnect with the rich, living Aboriginal culture, heritage and histories of Victoria.
Image of Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) displays its Australian collection of artworks at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, in Federation Square.
Image of Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art
Founded in 1996, Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art specialises in Aboriginal fine art from the Central Western Desert, the Kimberleys and Arnhemland.
Image of Red Desert Dreamings
On level four of the Pan Pacificl at South Wharf, Red Desert Dreamings specialises in Aboriginal art from the Central and Western desert regions.
A visitors guide to Aboriginal Melbourne
The Boonwurrung and Woiwurrung are the traditional owner groups of the area we now call Melbourne. Find out more about the Kulin Nation’s rich, living culture through these places and events.

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