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Indigenous Healing and Nutrition

Bombora Tours

Taste, smell and feel bush tucker and medicine. Learn how these plants played an important role with Kirra’s people and the animals that live around Greater Sydney.

Kirra is from the Bundjalung Nation of the Tweed Region living in Sydney. She has a wealth of knowledge about Aboriginal culture, history and heritage from her family and community.


  • Bush Tucker
  • Learn about ancient medicine and traditional nutrition
  • Sustainability and Native Animals

What's Included?

  • A cultural incursion run by a fun and knowledgeable guide
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

For Schools

  • Suitable for years 3-6.
  • Workshop can be structured to align with your school timetable.

Human Society and its Environment HSIE:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments.
  • Apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • Develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.

Years 3-4

  • Describes and explains effects of British colonization in Australia (HT2-4)
  • The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area (ACHASSK062)
  • The diversity of Australia’s first people and the long continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies). (ACHASSK083)
  • The representation of Australia as states and territories and as Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and major places in Australia, both natural and human. (ACHASSK066)
  • The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people (ACHASSK088)

Years 5-6

  • Examining the narrative voice in texts from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditions, which include perspectives of animals and spirits, about how we should care for the Earth (ACELT1610)
  • Investigating the qualities of contemporary protest songs, for example those about Indigenous peoples and those about the environment (ACELT1611)

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