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on how to make a bark canoe

Historians Jim Walliss and instigator Diego Bonetto collaborate with artists Steve Russell and Noel Lonesborough from Boolarng Nangamai Aboriginal Corporation to tackle the challenge of making a traditional (Aboriginal) Jervis Bay canoe from the bark of a stringybark tree sourced … Continue reading

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It’s SPRING, apparently..

So, the reason why Spring in Australia starts on the first of September is due to an army rule dating back to the start of the Australian colony, early 1800′s. At the time there were two uniform’s standards, the winter … Continue reading

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First weedbook tour: Farm cove, The Domain and the now Royal Botanic Gardens

Getting ready for the first of a series of tours in Sydney, first up The Domain, this coming Saturday, still places available, book via education@mca.com.au or 9245 2484.. The Domain. This is a great way to start, as just over … Continue reading

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