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Then and now: Aboriginal culture

Stage 4 (Years 7-8), History, Murramarang National Park

Overview

School excursions in NSW national parks

We are currently taking bookings for school excursions. Not all excursions are being delivered as per the usual program due to rules outlined by NSW Health. Alternative learning options with NPWS include online digital resources or incursions delivered at your school. Please contact your National Parks education contact or the relevant local park office for more information.

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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.

Read more about Then and now: Aboriginal culture

Then and now: Aboriginal culture is a school excursion in Murramarang National Park for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students focusing on history. This excursion gives students the opportunity to experience Aboriginal culture with Aboriginal Discovery rangers, and to develop an understanding of the importance of protecting and respecting culture.

Activities include bush tucker and medicine, the role of women, traditional weaving, art, music and dance, men's business (hunting, tools and didgeridoo), site management and protection.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area History
Student outcomes

HT4-5. Identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources

HT4-6. Uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations

Excursion details

When

By arrangement.

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Murramarang National Park
Grading
Easy
Price

$295 per group for up to 25 students, $11.80 per student (includes GST).

Accessibility
Medium
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

    Buy annual pass
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