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Ministry Booster: Melbourne Songlines – Indigenous History and Culture Walking Tour

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This walking tour of inner-city sites in Melbourne hosted by GMP is designed to offer an insight into local Indigenous history and culture with a view to increasing our awareness and sensitivity to the social, political, physical and spiritual forces affecting many Indigenous Australians both in the past and today. It’s designed to be part history tour, part prayer walk and part cross culture learning experience. 

Thursday November 2 (Maximum 10 spots available)

Time and Place:
6:15pm – Meet at Westgarth Train Station, Northcote. Click here for location.
6:30pm – Depart in minibus
8:00pm – ‘Gelato’ break
9:45pm – Conclude tour back at Westgarth Station or in City Centre

Cost: $45pp

Duration: 3.5hrs

Here's what some folk who have been on a Melbourne Songlines tour are saying about it...

I really did not have a great understanding of any of the subjects that Melbourne Songlines covered, so in that sense you really increased my awareness! That said, I wasn't overwhelmed with all of the information that you gave, it was well balanced. I really enjoyed learning more about all of the forces affecting Indigenous Australians in Melbourne and I felt that I had enough time to digest it. I loved the history and you spoke about it with such passion, we couldn’t help but be drawn in. — Carly

I found the walk very informative and learned a lot about the early days of Melbourne and issues with Indigenous people. It was great to hear about those significant leaders. I found the balance of information and contemplation good. It was really good that you gave us the handout at the beginning and the suggested books was a good idea too. What I learnt is challenging my life and faith as I consider what my response is. — Phillipa

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