Connection to Country

Connection to Country investigates the layered perspectives of current and past issues. In these programs, students explore the stories, histories and cultures of Western Australia’s first peoples and learn how to ask critical questions about complex themes.

Year 4 - 6 | Learn about the early encounters and collisions of culture between the Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia and a variety of newcomers since 1616.

Year 7 - 12 | Explore the role of the archaeologist and critically examine ethical concerns facing collecting in cultural institutions.

Year 10 - 12 | Torn away from family, culture and Country, Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia not only survived but fought for their right to regain control.

Year 7 - 9 | Find out how Aboriginal peoples have intentionally managed Country to create regrowth and replenishment.

Year PP – 3 | Take a step back to the ‘cold time’, the Nyitting (Dreaming), and explore the creation of everything.