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Elders tour VU community garden with an eye on bush tucker and Reconciliation Week

Local elders from the Wurundjeri nation will tour Victoria University's community garden in Albert Street Seddon next week to promote bush tucker and Reconciliation Week.

The gardens are the first stop on a tour of local Indigenous projects and facilities ahead of Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June.

VU is helping to organise a large community celebration for Reconciliation Week at the Iramoo Sustainable Community Centre at the St Albans Campus on Saturday 30 May. The Reconciliation Rocks event will feature Indigenous music and dance, smoking ceremony, children's activities and tours of the native gardens.

 

Details of the community garden tour:

When: Thursday, 21 May

Time: 11.40am sharp for photos

Where: VU Community Garden, 115 Albert St, Seddon

What: Wurundjeri elders tour the gardens and investigate  options for establishing a bush tucker garden.

 

Media contact: Jim Buckell, A/Senior Media Officer

Marketing and Communications Department, Victoria University

Ph: (03) 9919 4243; mobile: 0400 465 459; email: jim.buckell@vu.edu.au

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