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The Wongup is also known as Quandong and is a unique native fruiting tree that grows up to 7m.

 

It is a hemiparasitic plant; attaching to the roots of another plant and using it as a water and nutrient source. One plant can attach to a number of host plants for survival.

 

Book review - Noongar Bush Medicine
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Medicinal Plants of the South-west of Western Australia

 

‘Noongar Bush Medicine’ showcases medicinal plant species local to Perth and the Avon Wheatbelt region that are used by Noongar people.

 

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Condrun | Kick Bush | Astroloma serratifolium

 

Condrun is a low or erect spreading shrub between 0.1-1.2 m high and to 2 m wide. The leaves are sharply pointed with finely serrated edges. The species often grows on poorer stony or lateritic soils.

 

Registering a culturally significant site
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Join Wheatbelt NRM’s Noongar Boodja Rangers as they explore the steps for registering a culturally significant site with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs.

 

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Wheatbelt NRM has been working with the Brookton Noongar community to commemorate the significance of an old ceremonial ground at nearby Nalya/King’s Chair.

 

The site was registered by local Aboriginal Elders with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 1990, as a very significant site to Noongar people.

 

Noongar Elders Advisory Group
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Wheatbelt NRM are seeking a committed community member to join our Noongar Elders Advisory Group.

 

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This year's Noongar Bush Tucker is now available for download. 

 

The calendar showcases bush tucker plants traditionally used by Ballardong Noongar people in the Wheatbelt region, with quality photos throughout.

 

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We are excited to announce that the theme for this year’s 2017 calendar is Aboriginal Bush Tucker!

 

The calendar showcases twelve bush tucker plant species that were traditionally used by Ballardong Noongar people in the Wheatbelt region.

 

Pumphrey's Bridge storybook launched!
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The latest publication from the Aboriginal NRM team was recently launched at a weekend celebration at Pumphrey’s Bridge.

 

Noongar Boodja Rangers
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The Noongar Boodja Rangers are continuing to flourish with 50 community members actively participating in the program.

 

The Ranger program aims to give unemployed members of the Aboriginal community the opportunity to get back ‘on country’ doing natural resource management work.

 

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