This walking tour will give you the chance to walk some of the tracks in the area known as the 'Flats' located between the Peter Ross-Edwards Causeway and the Goulburn River ion the south side.
The establishment of an Aboriginal community in this area by the Yorta Yorta families was a direct result of the Cummerangunja Walk Off on 6 Feburary 1939.
This particular site was chosen, as the Yorta yorta had an extended traditional association with the environments in close proximity to rivers such as the Kaiela (Goulbourn River).
A 1946 Police Report listed 130 people aged from 8 days to 80 yrs living on the Flats with a third of them less than 15 yrs old. Lodgings consisted of 29 dwellings, 22 being assortments of t
Provided food including crayfish, red fin, yellow belly, cod as well as possum, turtle eggs. Swan, duck, crane and other birds and their eggs. The women predominately fished whilst the men
Every year the river would flood, causing the residents to move to higher ground on Daishs paddock, now home to KidsTown Adventure Playground.