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9 – 17 April 2022: Great Gondwana & Coast Walk

Our Autumn walk takes us through sacred granite Songline country. After 5 nights beside the dam in Nowanup, camp moves to Wellstead - east of Albany, for more Coastal walking. We hope you can join us! --->>> (Great Walk Gondwana Registration April 2022.docx) Itinerary Day 1 Sat 9 April  Bus and Truck travel down to Nowanup, Boxwood Hills (Norman Road) and set up camp at the Dam on Nowanup Day 2 Sun 10 April  Walk around Nowanup. Meeting with Noongar elders/family members Day 3 Mon 11 April   Walk down Yarraweyah Falls and Monjebup Creek to Red Moort Bush Heritage Field Station. Day 4 Tue12 April    Walk down the Corackerup Creek reserve edge to Red Moort Bush [...]

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Past Walks|1 Comment

2022 Summer Camp

Boranup Forest, then Tribal Grounds Nannup   Boranup Maze, Caves Road, Karridale (30/12/2021 – 9/01/2022) Tribal Grounds, Chalwell Rd Nannup (10/01 - 16/01/2022)   Hi GWN members and friends,   This year we will be camping in the beautiful Boranup Forest first, then onto our Tribal Home, donated to us by John Thompson many years ago. We will enjoy the hospitality of Malcolm Mortimer at his property on Caves Road, opposite Boranup Drive which winds through the Karri Forests, about 20km South of Margaret River and then we will go to our home in Nannup where we will dedicate a tree to Cath O'Connel one of our loved Tribal elders who left us [...]

By |January 15th, 2022|Categories: Past Walks|0 Comments

2021 Convenor Report (Caralynn Hoft)

It’s the end of another interesting year for the Great Walk and the world in general. Great news from this year is the announcement of the end of logging from 2024. This is tempered by the exclusion of mining leases from this policy, which means that much of the forest is still under threat. The endorsement of this policy was the result of nearly 50 years of activism by many different groups, and our efforts over the past 33 years are part of that movement. Jess Beckerling, the Convenor of WAFA (of which we are a member organisation and I am a Committee member) was also awarded the Bob Brown Environmentalist of the [...]

By |January 15th, 2022|Categories: Convenor's Report, Latest News|Tags: |0 Comments

Wandoo and Granite Way Walk

September 27th to October 6th 2021 Download Registration Form here 27/09/21 Day 1 - Dundaking Flat, cnr Luef Rd and Talbot West Rd, Talbot Brook. Set up camp (Dam available) 28/09/21 Day 2 - Elder Audrey Narkle Nettle (Ballardong People) - welcome to Country and Stolen Generation talk. Bus to Gunapin Ridge- 10km approx.. Quallen Rd through Darkin Swamp, via Piggery Rd, Warrigal Rd to Little Darkin Swamp (7-8km one way). Lunch spot. Return via Upper East side of Darkin Swamp (viewing wildflowers), back to cnr Quallen and Kent Rd to campsite. Short walks can be negotiated with bus drivers, but will stay on the road. 29/09/21 Day 3 - Audrey Sole [...]

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Past Walks|Tags: |8 Comments
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