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Resilience Walk

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Join us for St George-Canterbury's first Resilience Walk!  Come as a family to walk from historic Tempe House (2 mins from Wolli Creek station) to Girrahween Park (2 mins from Bardwell Park station), following Wolli Creek and stopping along the way to hear stories of Resilience and Survival.  You will learn about Aboriginal warriors and custodians who cared for the waters and land, Chinese market gardeners, and mangroves, trees and bats!  A rare opportunity to get a new perspective on the place you live, and to meet your neighbours, including at a BBQ at Girrahween Park.  For those who can't do the morning walk, we have added an afternoon walk back from the BBQ to Wolli Creek.

Tickets are free. But bookings are essential using Humanitix. 

Program (subject to change for weather):

9am     Welcome to Country:Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor & Hon Linda Burney MP, Member for Barton and Minister for Indigenous Australians 

9.30am Morning Walking Group 1  departs

10am    Morning Walking Group 2 departs

12-2pm Post Walk Community BBQ at Girrahween Park [from there you can catch a train from Bardwell Park Station]

2pm      Afternoon Walking Group 1 departs

2.30pm Afternoon Walking Group 2 departs 

4pm      Afternoon Walking Groups arrive at Tempe House [from there you can catch a train from Wolli Creek Station]

Tickets are being used to confirm numbers for bookings.  All amounts paid will be refunded on registration.   Booking is essential.  We have estimated numbers of attendees with the park service. 

Please note that it is important to observe park rules while there - in particular:

- no smoking in the park 

- do not bring your dogs (or other animals)

- clean up after yourselves in park 

- be courteous to other park users 

- do not fix any signs around 


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