Talk: Connection to Country — Aboriginal Heritage of the Ku-ring-gai Georegion

Bob Conroy will describe the nature, distribution and conservation of recorded Aboriginal site traits such as rock engravings, shelters with art, occupational deposits and grinding grooves across the northern suburbs of Sydney.
  • When 04 Mar, 2023 from 02:00 AM to 02:00 PM (Australia/Sydney / UTC1100)
  • Where St Andrews Uniting Church, corner of Vernon Street and Chisholm Street, Turramurra
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The sandstone and shale landscapes of the Sydney Basin contain some of the richest examples of indigenous occupation and connection to Country anywhere in Australia.

Bob has more than 40 years of experience in protected area management in both operational and executive roles with NPWS and the Jenolan Caves Reserve Trust. He is a member of the NSW Bush Fire Coordinating Committee, the Rural Fire Service Advisory Council, the Emergency Leaders for Climate Action and a recent member of the NPWS Greater Sydney Advisory Committee. Bob is a member of the Ku-ring-gai Georegion Steering Committee, a volunteer with the RFS, a member of WCPA, an expert assessor under the IUCN Green List program, a bushwalking guide with Hornsby Council, a member of the NPA and NSW Linnean Society and a Churchill Fellow. As a Director of ARRDENT Pty Ltd, Bob has also undertaken recent environmental and planning reviews for Australian protected area agencies and rural fire authorities.