The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award
The NAIDOC 2021 theme is Heal Country! It calls for all of us to to embrace First Nations’ cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia’s national heritage and equally respect the culture and values of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders as they do the cultures and values of all Australians.
So, we’ve asked the local Ngunnawal community to tell their stories of Country, through:
Your registration fee also includes:
Next Dates: 2022 dates tbc. Please look at Tharwa, ACT dates.
Location: Katoomba Christian Convention (KCC)
Arrival: 9:45am on Day 1
Departure: 2:00pm on Day 5
What Is The Purpose Of This Residential Project?
Bush regeneration within the Blue Mountains National Park. Offered in partnership with Blue Mountains City Council and Bushcare. Your activities may include tree planting, weed removal, and litter picking. You will be guided in how to ‘see’ the bush when it is damaged and restored.
You will also take part in Welcome to Country with local Traditional Custodians, and learn how to recognise constellations in the night sky (weather and visibility permitted).
Your Residential Project registration fee includes:
Why stop at 5-days? Challenge yourself to see what you are truly made of, with other people just like you. Our extended journeys are open to everyone, not just those completing the Award. Broaden your horizons and put all your developed skills to the test.
Are you 16 or 17 years old? Navigator is the program for you!
18 years or older? Commit yourself to a month in one of Australia’s most remote landscapes. Join Karri to Coast!