Cultural Recognition

This is Whadjuk Noongar country.

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Noongar people are the traditional owners and custodians of the south-west of Western Australia. Noongar boodjar (country) is defined by 14 different areas with 14 dialectal groups.

Whadjuk is the name of the dialectal group from the Perth area in which the Mundy Regional Park is situated.

The name of Mundy Regional Park (pronounced mun-dee) commemorates Mundy (or Munday), a leader of the Beelu Aboriginal people at the time of European settlement. During the early days of settlement, Mundy was one of the most important and successful negotiators for Perth’s Whadjuk community.

  • <p>People taking in the scenery along the Whistlepipe Gully Walk Trail. </p> <p>This photo was taken on the walk trail and shows three walkers taking a break. They are all facing away from the camera. The person closest to the photographer is wear a black shirt and a light brown wide brim hat. They have a black backpack on with a water bottle on the right pocket. They are looking to the left of the trail. The person in front of them is standing with their arms on their hips, and looking towards the person in front of them. They are wearing a brown floppy bucket hat. They are wearing a deep pink shir with sleeves past their elbows and long green khaki pants. There is a black strap across their body from their right shoulder to their left hip. The person in front of them is facing to the left and is looking down. They are wearing a navy blue hat. Their shirt has a striped pattern in blue and white. They are wearing black tracksuit pants, light coloured sneakers, and a small red backpack. The trail is a brown dirt path. It is uneven with small rocks and is surrounded by the bush. The grass surrounding the path is green and knee height. Trees and shrubbery are a deep green colour, and extend across the hills. The blue sky is shining above and the city can be seen in the distance. </p>