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People, Plants and Places

International and ESL students will explore the ways that Aboriginal People used plants for food, tools and medicine on this introductory program. Students will also learn about the historical and cultural significance of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney through various hands on learning experiences.

Learning Activities:

  • See, touch, smell & taste (depending on season) a range of native plants 
  • Be guided through a Botanic Garden discovery walk
  • Develop an appreciation of Aboriginal culture and pre -1788 on Gadigal country 


ESL & International Students


Rathborne Lodge


2 hours


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Key Content
  • Aboriginal food, shelter and medicine
  • Tools and weapons used for Aboriginal resource collection
  • Sharing new experiences of Aboriginal culture in conversational English
  • Garden guided walk and botanical elements of significance
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We would like to acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.