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Aboriginal Discovery rangers, Blue Waterholes campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Aboriginal identity

Aboriginal identity is a school excursion for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on HSIE. Many images and icons associated with Australia come from the identity, culture and life of Aboriginal people - like the boomerang, didgeridoo, art, music and bush tucker.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When
Weekdays all year.
Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Aboriginal Discovery Rangers with boomerangs, Tumut, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Lisa Freebody/OEH

Aboriginal stories

Aboriginal stories is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students, focusing on HSIE. Wiradjuri, Wolgalu and Ngunawal People, along with the NPWS Aboriginal Discovery program, deliver experiences to build understanding and appreciation for their culture.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year

Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Aboriginal Discovery rangers, Blue Waterholes campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Aboriginal stories

Aboriginal stories is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) students which focuses on HSIE. The Wiradjuri, Wolgalu and Ngunawal People, along with the NSW National Parks Aboriginal Discovery program, deliver experiences to build understanding and appreciation for their culture.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

This Kosciuszko gameshow school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on science. Students use the information they gather from display boards in the education centre to compete in a loud, outlandish game show. The students enjoy the challenge of a competitive game and the opportunity to barrack for their team.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Science and Technology
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Rainforest seeds and fruits. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Simone Cottrell

Then and now: Aboriginal culture

This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
History
When

By arrangement.

Where
Murramarang National Park in South Coast