Castlemaine State Festival. March 2015
“Jaara Country. You’re Standing in it.”
Forest Creek. Tarrengower to Leanganook.
Homeland of Galgal Gundidj, and Liarga Balug. Clans within the Jaara Nation.
Wetlands Abundance. “The rivers were teeming with fish”.
Maps Of Jaara Country. & 15 years to Gold.
Jaara Panorama. From Mt Tarrengowar, (West) to
Barkers Creek – Camp Reserve.
Junction of Forest Creek, Barkers Creek &
Campbells Creeks. Centre of Castlemaine.
Happy Valley, Wesley Hill.
Leanganook / Mt Alexander
Coliban & Campaspe Rivers.
15 Years to Gold,
1836 – 1851
15 Years to Gold. From Indigenous Cultural Landcsape, to Gold Rush.
Myrnong Yam Daisy.
Tuberous Plant Foods
Grasslands & little critters- Marsupials.