September Saturday Walk/Drive 0930

September Saturday Walk/Drive 0930


September 30, 2023    
9:15 am - 2:00 pm


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Six Peaks Speak: Unsettling changes in southern Dja Dja Wurrung Country

Field Trip to Mount Franklin area, 30 Sept, 9.30am-2.30pm


Professor Barry Golding AM, State Library Victoria Fellow, 2023

Barry Golding is researching a book about six mountains in southern Dja Dja Wurrung Country as part of a 2023 State Library Victoria Fellowship. The peaks are today known as Mounts Kooroocheang, Beckworth, Greenock, Tarrengower, Alexander & Franklin.

Barry is leading a field trip in the Mount Franklin area on Sat 30 Sept 2023 (Grand Final long weekend). The event, highlighting some of the emerging findings from Barry’s SLV Fellowship, is organized in association the Great Dividing Trail Association (GDTA).

[NOTE: There is a separate but associated GDTA field trip in the Kooroocheang area on Friday 29 Sept, as well as a community presentation at Daylesford Neighborhood House on the Friday evening, 29 Sept, 8-10pm]

Mount Franklin Field Trip

Registration for the Mount Franklin Field Trip is essential via the link below. Numbers are limited. Non-GDTA members who register will pay $5 cash on the day to cover insurance. Registrants need to anticipate sharing transport beyond the start. We will visit several sites. A total of 4 km of easy paddock or roadside walking is involved. Dress for the predicted weather & wear sturdy boots; bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks.

  • Saturday 30 Sept, 9.30am-2.30pm: Field trip in the Liyanganuk (Mount Franklin) area. Meet at the main intersection in Franklinford.
  • Book by clicking the Booking link below Limit 30

Barry Golding acknowledges State Library Victoria (SLV) and Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation for their support for this 2023 Fellowship

General Location Click Here

It is recommended, you carry a first aid kit, your own medication, drinking water and food for morning tea and lunch.

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