Learning & Teaching on Darug Country

Totems What is a totem? What are Les’ totems Where is Les’ country? Connections to Country How does the Acacia tell us what is happening to the animals and plants on...

Natalie talks about her own Yuin background, and gives many practical examples of how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures can be embedded across the Australian curriculum

Ivan Clarke – NSW Health Ivan is Barkanji. He was born in far-western New South Wales and grew up on Bunjalung country. This is his story of being taken.

On 10 December 1992 Keating gave a speech on Aboriginal reconciliation addressing issues faced by indigenous Australians such as their land and children being taken away. This speech became known as...

Stolen Generations This Behind the News (ABC) program provides kids with some historical background to why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were taken from their families

Les McLeod, Park Ranger with NSW Parks and Wildlife came to MQ to explain the food and medicinal applications of some of the plants growing in the MQ Bush tucker garden.

Les McLeod, Park Ranger with NSW Parks and Wildlife explains the significance of rock engravings at a site only 40 minutes drive from MQ, at Guringgai National Park.

Leanne Tobin is a Darug artist. In the video she talks about the creation and conceptualisation of the three murals at MQ, and what it means for her to be a...

State library First Fleet This film, available from the State library of NSW documents the voyage of the First Fleet from England to Australia.

Bennelong Bennelong was a Wangal man, one of the Darug clans. He tried to live with the British rather than oppose them, and this video tells that story.

Campfire – Aboriginal stories and language from Sydney and NSW This film was made by the DEC for teaching Aboriginal languages in secondary school, but there are excellent stories from Aunty...

This clip tells the story of a cross-cultural relationship between Lieutenant Dawes and Aboriginal woman, Patyegarang in the early years of the settlement at Sydney Cove. Lieutenant Dawes established an observatory...

Jacinta is from the Boorooberongal clan (Richmond area). Her family heritage goes back to Yarramundi, and then later Sarah Castles (nee Locke). In the video she talks about connections to country,...