Naming Rights

Why is it that Australian's love to name parks, streets, buildings, suburbs and events after people? What is so significant about the people that they need to be remembered? Who decides? How do they decide?
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Today in Australian History  - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788  Read more and find out what happen to his missing head. Click on photo for more and **please share.

Today in Australian History - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788 Read

Bennelong Biography

Bennelong Aboriginal, was captured in November 1789 and brought to the settlement at Sydney Cove by order of Governor Arthur Phillip, who hoped to learn from him more of the natives' customs and language.

Bennelong recognised in NAIDOC week

This year marks two hundred years since one of the legends of Indigenous Australia passed away. Woollarawarre Bennelong was famous for being a mediator betwe.

The Death of Bennelong

This is the video of a series about Bennelong. The identification of Bennelong's likely grave site in Putney in 2010 sparked media interest across Austra.

Pemulwuy Project in Redfern

The Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) formed in direct response to the widespread discrimination Aboriginal people experienced in the private rental market.

Artwork in memory of Pemulwuy and Bennelong

A student documentary about Aboriginal curator Djon Mundine's project to install a piece of public art at Circular Quay. The Song of Bennelong and Pemulwuy a.

Pemulwuy - Who was he?

Pemulwuy- First Australians

Why Bennelong?

As a part of our Message Sticks festival, Woollarawarre Bennelong Of The Wangal is a free exhibition honouring the bicentennial anniversary of Bennelong's pa.

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