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Indigenous Cultural Plant Trail

Launch of Indigenous Cultural Plant Trail - JCU Early Learning Centres

JCU TropEco and JCU Early Learning Centres are excited to launch a new Indigenous Cultural Plant Trail and signage as part of the Connecting Kids to Country program, through funding and support from Bank Australia and local Indigenous Elder Uncle Russell Butler.

The new trail and signage at the UniCare and UniKids early learning centres will help to educate children about local Indigenous stories and cultural uses for common plants and animals as well as enhance the local environment with plantings of hundreds of native species.

The launch of the trails will be held on Wednesday 7th November as follows:

UniCare Centre

9:30am - 10:30am

UniKids Centre

11am - 12pm

If you would like to attend the launch at either centre please RSVP to

JCU would like to thank the local Bindal and Wulgurukaba Traditional Owners for sharing their cultural knowledge to make this project possible.