Restoring an Aboriginal cultural and bush tucker garden

Volunteers will be engaging on a hands-on project to refurbish a unique project that will showcase Aboriginal culture in a natural bushland-like setting. In time the space will display bush tucker plants used for food, fibre and medicine, artwork and cultural events. 

Dates and Time:

  • October 10 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • November 7 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • December 5 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Venue: Centennial Parklands

About Centennial Parklands 

Centennial Parklands is a self-funded public parkland. Volunteer contributions enhance the environment of the Parklands for the native fauna and visitors and provide valuable assistance in maintaining what is one of the most popularly visited green spaces in Australia.

Volunteer will be helping to maintain a world-leading park, winning Gold in the World Urban Parks inaugural 2018 International Large Urban Parks Awards.

Tasks will be to assist staff with a mix of bush regeneration and rehabilitation methods and include one or more of the following: 

  • removing invasive weed by hand, 
  • seed collection, seed propagation, 
  • plant division, planting, and watering.

Onsite training and tools and equipment will be provided.

Benefits of volunteering with Centennial Parklands 

  • Increasing skills, knowledge and experience in cultural understanding, conservation, land management and workplace health and safety (WHS)
  • Improve your health and wellbeing
  • Learn about the Australian natural environment

Other information 

  • No prior experience is necessary
  • Session is from 9am-12 noon
  • Must wear: Long sleeves shirt and trousers, water, sturdy enclosed shoes, wide brim hat and sunscreen
  • Note : this activity is weather dependent, so may be cancelled if unsuitable or low registration numbers.
  • Morning tea is provided
  • You can apply for more than one session!

How to apply?