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Walyalup program

The Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre (WACC) showcases local Aboriginal art, culture and history through various exhibitions, workshops, film screenings, music and tours throughout the year.

Our opening hours are from Wednesday–Friday 10am–3pm. 

To contact us for further information, contact us on 08 9430 7906 or email us on wacc@fremantle.wa.gov.au


Our programs coincide with the six Nyoongar seasons: 

Kambarang: October/November. The wildflower season and birth of many birds.
Birak: December/January. Nyoongars 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 seasons and swans. 
Djilba: August/September. Grass season and time to harvest root vegetables. 


Cultural tour of Walyalup

Watch City of Fremantle Aboriginal Engagement Officer Brendan Moore give a cultural tour of Walyalup which includes the aboriginal history within Walyalup, six seasons and native plants:

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