This walking tour of 14 significant Aboriginal sites will take you from Melbourne's Fitzroy Gardens to the harbour at Docklands. You'll see artefacts of Aboriginal history and culture including scarred trees, historical meeting places and monuments.

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

For the Kulin Nation, Melbourne has always been an important meeting place for events of social, educational, sporting and cultural significance. Today, Melbourne is a significant gathering place for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Bronze statue of Pastor Sir Douglas and Lady Gladys Nicholls Memorial surrounded by trees.

1. Pastor Sir Douglas and Lady Gladys Nicholls Memorial

2. Paving inlay

The trunk of a scarred tree in the Fitzroy Gardens.

3. Scarred tree, Fitzroy Gardens

4. Aboriginal flag

Outdoor Aboriginal art installation at Birrarung Marr park.

5. Birrarung Marr

6. Kings Domain Resting Place

7. Gayip (from 'The Travellers' installation)

8. Paving inlay

Carved and decorated trees, as part of the Scar artwork.

9. Scar – A Stolen Vision

10. Eagle

Webb Bridge crossing the Yarra River.

11. Webb Bridge

12. Buluk Park

Reed Vessel by Virginia King.

13. Reed Vessel

Standing by Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, by Brook Andrew and Trent Walter.

14. Standing by Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner

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