The 18th Mullum Mullum Festival came and went!
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 18th Mullum Mullum festival, held over the weekends of 28 and 29 April, and 5 and 6 May. We hope you enjoyed the sessions of more than twenty expert-lead walks and presentations and that we have left you with a greater understanding and appreciation of our beautiful native bushland and the environment as a whole.
We are excited to be able to share David Karoly’s presentation “Climate Change and Mullum Mullum: Where are we now and where are we heading?”. Click here to download a PDF copy.
Thank you once again to everyone who joined us! We hope to see you at the 19th Mullum Mullum Festival, which will be held in the autumn of 2020.
Aboriginal history timeline displayign key events and policy achievements in Aboriginal History
Welcome to the opening day festivities
Uncle John Baxter giving the opening address Photo: Barbara Oehring
having a natter….after setting up, Photo: Barbara Oehring
Musical performance by Robbie Grieg and David Johnston with impromptu guests from The Mullum Mullum Choir Photo: Barbara Oehring
Aunty Irene Norman demonstrating Aboriginal basket weaving
Judy Nicholson explaining Aboriginal handmade crafts
Judy Nicholson and James Simons
Etched cloak from Judy’s Nicholson’s Aboriginal craft display Photo: Tess Holderness
Lenka Vanderboom explaining Aboriginal use of plants
The workshop on Aboriginal weaponry with Aboriginal craftsman and educator Photo: Barbara Oehring
The Great Tree Project – Display of the start of the knitted tree. (The tree is being knitted by the Knitting Nanas of Toolangi and others in support of the conservation of these very tall trees. Photo: Tess Holderness
Glen Jameson’s walk and talk – the Six seasons of the Yarra Valley closing Photo: Tess Holderness
Prof. David Karoly – Climate change in the Mullum Mullum Valley, now and the future. Photo: Tess Holderness
David Cameron’s walk and talk about the conservation status of the Mullum Mullum Flora. Photo: Tess Holderness
Steve Mathews who led a walk and talk on Invasive Species
Craig Cleelands frog walk and talk conclided the festival
The 18th Festival was made possible through the financial assistance of Manningham, Whitehorse and Maroondah councils and Steve, Sue and Danny Mathews.
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