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About the Aboriginal Gathering Place

The City of Whittlesea is committed to reconciliation and supporting opportunities for improved cultural, social and health outcomes for local Aboriginal people and communities.

The Aboriginal Gathering Place will be a welcoming, inclusive and culturally safe space where Aboriginal people can enjoy a sense of belonging, with access to programs and services that strengthen culture and enhance wellbeing.

There are approximately 14 Gathering Places in Victoria. This space will be the first of its kind in the City of Whittlesea.

The Aboriginal Gathering Place will be located on Wurundjeri Country within the Quarry Hills Regional Parkland in South Morang, creating an invaluable connection with the landscape, including local flora and fauna, and picturesque views east towards the Yarra Ranges.

The location and design of the Aboriginal Gathering Place has been established through collaboration and consultation with the Whittlesea Aboriginal Gathering Place Advisory Group.


The Aboriginal Gathering Place has been co-designed with the Whittlesea Aborignal Gathering Place Advisory Group to: