Inscribed on the plots of Waraburra Nura are words from some of the languages spoken in Wa’ran, including Darug and Gadigal.
Written by artist Nicole Monks with the support of the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council, they give insight into some of the plants’ traditional uses and the animals that thrive around them, and encourage visitors to gain greater knowledge of the natural environment, its elements and the Country the garden stands on, Gadi Nura.
badala ngununy dji–
eat food, tea
leaves of trees
smell the forest or thick wood about a watercourse
look at the frog
listen, hear or think of the ground
listen, hear or think of the wind
bird’s nest spider
do or make wood
happy wanderer’s place
place or Country