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Cultural Day

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Presented by the Boon Wurrung Foundation and 4th Williamstown Sea Scouts, as part of Heritage Hobsons Bay and National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival.

Come along to a day of cultural learning and fun with the traditional owners of the Strand foreshore and countryside, the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. There will be a Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony, free Bush/BBQ, tours of the 1920’s boatshed and the 1940’s scout hall and the official naming of the SSS Gurrong. The word Gurrong means canoe in Boon Wurrung language and permission has been granted for use to foster a deeper understanding of our shared histories. No bookings required.

18 April to 19 May 2019
Explore Hobsons Bay during the Australian Heritage Festival. Discover history and heritage from waterfront Williamstown, the original port of Melbourne, to the 177-year-old Altona Homestead built by the Langhorne family. Join us for a program of events; including guided walking tours, exhibitions and open days that tell some of our unique heritage stories.

For further information visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/heritagehobsonsbay or call the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre ON 9932 4310.


May 19
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


4th Williamstown Sea Scouts
The Strand
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