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    A Cultural Walk in Time - Cape Hillsborough Tour

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    PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE OF DATE FOR THE EVENT - NOW BEING HELD ON SATURDAY 1 JUNE. 

    National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

    The dates for National Reconciliation Week remain the same each year and is held between 27 May to 3 June.

    This year, The Neighbourhood Hub is hosting a guided Diversity Boardwalk tour of Cape Hillsborough. Facilitated by local Elders and First Nation's community members, participants will engage in the customs and traditions of a yarning circle and discover the cultural significance of the Boardwalk's flora and fauna.

    The event is being held on SATURDAY 1 JUNE from 9 am to 2:30 pm.

    DETAILS ABOUT THE EVENT (please read below) 

    • The event is FREE! There are limited spaces so please register ASAP to avoid missing out!
    • There will be a bus provided to and from Cape Hillsborough but you are welcome to take your own car, kindly indicate in the booking section. Please meet on the grassed area near the Fishbones Outdoor Art Installation at the Blue Water Quay no later than 8:50 am. We will then travel to Cape Hillsborough, listening to the history of Mackay while in the bus. Upon arrival, we will begin with a yarning circle and a smoking ceremony followed by a guided cultural walk. We will aim to return to the Blue Water Quay around 2:30 pm.

    • Download the Jotform app on your phone to follow along with the history story-telling from the tour guide. We recommend to bring your own headphones to listen to commentary.
    • Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat and insect repellent.
    • Please wear enclosed shoes and sun safe clothing.
    • Lunch will be provided. Please bring morning tea and afternoon tea if you wish to.
      For people with dietary requirements: we have gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options. For other dietary requirements, please bring your own lunch if you wish to.

    If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us on (07) 49 572 626. 


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