Get to know Aboriginal Melbourne

Explore diverse urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences in Melbourne through art, culture, food and nature. Talk to local guides and gain an understanding of historic and contemporary Victorian Aboriginal stories without having to leave the city.

Shopping or fashion

Discover history and handcrafts at the Koorie Heritage Trust, bold Aboriginal jewellery bling at Haus of Dizzy, and cutting-edge fashion with a cause at Clothing the Gaps.

Aboriginal Heritage Walk

Try a true Melbourne experience with an Aboriginal Heritage Walk at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Hear from a local guide how Victoria's First Peoples have a history of living sustainably off the land, and discover Indigenous relationships with thriving ecosystems.

Interlude Bar

Owned and operated by Aboriginal women, Interlude Bar on Chapel Street, Windsor, is a memorable spot to taste native Australian flavours. Discover a wide range of native ingredients sourced from First Nations suppliers and used to brilliant effect in both dining and cocktails.

Barak Building

Stop into the Shrine of Remembrance and find a spot on the steps. From here you can look down St Kilda Road towards the iconic image of Wurundjeri artist and leader William Barak on the Barak Building.

Big Esso by Mabu Mabu

Share a seasonal menu designed around native ingredients at all-day bar and kitchen Big Esso by Mabu Mabu, helmed by Torres Strait Islander chef Nornie Bero. Graze on standout dishes and admire the bright space that's filled with artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

Koorie Heritage Trust

Learn more about Aboriginal Victoria at Koorie Heritage Trust, where you can browse an extensive collection of Aboriginal art and cultural objects, and contemporary exhibitions. The KHT shop is perfect for gifts by Indigenous makers and creators. Join a guided walk along Birrarung Marr to hear stories about the Yarra and visit places of Indigenous significance.

Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Stroll up to Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum for an interactive self-guided tour through the nation's premier Aboriginal cultural centre. Join an Aboriginal guide and celebrate Aboriginal history and contemporary Victorian Aboriginal life through interactive audio-visual displays.

Augmented walking tours

Learn more by downloading the Yalinguth self-guided walking tour app for a First Nations augmented audio experience.


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