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Welcome to the Aboriginal Blue Mountains Website Print E-mail

This website has been created to be a helpful resource for and about Aboriginal people, services, culture and heritage in the Blue Mountains region.

Funded and supported by the
Blue Mountains City Council, this site aims to support the Aboriginal community through providing online contact points, resources and information. The Aboriginal Blue Mountains website may be useful as a valuable reference point when seeking local knowledge.

Rock engraving of kangaroo with kangaroo track, Yarramundi. A smaller kangaroo behind the main one is not visable in this image. It is advisable to speak with Traditional Owners before visiting Aboriginal sites. Photo B. Moore Waratahs (Telopea speciosissima) grow in many parts of the Blue Mountains, BMCC Photo Library Soft Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica) commonly found in the Blue Mountains, BMCC Photo Library Hand stencils are often found in sandstone country, a prominent feature of the Blue Mountains. This image is from hand stencils within the Blue Mountains National Park, Glenbrook. Photo B.Moore
Rock engraving of kangaroo with kangaroo track, Yarramundi. A smaller kangaroo behind the main one is not visable in this image. It is advisable to speak with Traditional Owners before visiting Aboriginal sites. BMCC photo library
Waratahs (Telopea speciosissima) grow in many parts of the Blue Mountains, BMCC photo library
Soft Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica) commonly found in the Blue Mountains, BMCC photo library
Hand stencils are often found in sandstone country, a prominent feature of the Blue Mountains. This image is from hand stencils within the Blue Mountains National Park, Glenbrook. BMCC photo library

If you are interested in finding out more about the Aboriginal community, culture, history and services please refer to the pages by the links on the menu column. There is also an Aboriginal Blue Mountains booklet that contains important information from this site and can be downloaded from: Aboriginal Blue Mountains booklet

It is important to note that this site is not intended to be a complete guide on Aboriginal resources in the Blue Mountains, but a starting place. The site is a first step to provide information about the Aboriginal community and culture in the region.

For a better understanding of local Aboriginal matters, it is advisable to directly contact the community representative groups, through
quick contacts.

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are advised that this website contains the images of deceased persons.

 

The Blue Mountains City Council acknowledges that the City of the Blue Mountains is located on the traditional lands of the Darug and Gundungurra peoples.