Mooro Country - Aboriginal Tours

Mooro Country - Aboriginal Tours

Recently, Rotary was approached to assist the Mooro County Tour Group to provide seating at Lake Gwelup Reserve for members of their cultural tour groups. Mooro Country Tours are a not-for-profit organisation run in association with Wadjak Northside Aboriginal Resource Centre Balga, who provide walking tours - cultural experiences with local Aboriginal elders. Participants are able to learn about local Aboriginal people and their contribution to the City of Stirling.

At first the idea was to provide the design work and funding for a couple of park benches for participants; but with the enthusiasm and support of Rotary Karrinyup Community Services Committee, the project (and costs) grew to include a decking area - and became financially out of reach of our budget. However, in order to complete the project Rotary successfully applied for a Federal Government grant through the Stronger Communities Programme.

Work was expected to be completed by the end of October and that goal has been achieved.

 


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