Walyalup Program

A program of engaging workshops to learn about culture by Nyoongar people: craft, arts and language classes.

Based in various venues, including at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre (the WACC), right in Fremantle.

Weaving class at the WACC

Seasonal program

Throughout the year, workshops are held at the WACC coinciding with the traditional 6 Nyoongar seasons:

Kambarang: October/November. The wildflower season and birth of many birds.

Birak: December/JanuaryNoongar family groups moving together on the coast.

Bunuru: February/March. The hot season, camped on the coast, fishing and gathering coastal delicacies.

Djeran: April/May. The fat season, salmon schooling and couples paired up.

Makuru: June/July. Nyoongars go back inland, fertility season and swans moulting.

 Djilba: August/SeptemberGrass season and time to harvest root vegetables.

WACC

Music in this video by Eric Taylor Music.

The WACC offers comfortable rooms for hire, ideal for community groups, individuals or businesses. Rooms are available for workshops, meetings, courses or seminars.

The room available to hire includes:

  •     Theatre style seating for up to 25 people
  •     TV and DVD player
  •     Whiteboard

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Contact us for more information.


Contact us

Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre
12 Captains Lane, Fremantle  WA  6160
T 08 9432 9999
TTY 08 9432 9777
E info@fremantle.wa.gov.au