Aboriginal Culture and Education


Storylines explores the last 125 years of Aboriginal history through the State Library of WA’s heritage collections. You can view photographs and learn more about Aboriginal people and places.

For more information or to help identify people and places in the collection email [email protected] or visit the Storylines WA website opens in a new window.

Nyungar Tourist Trail at Port Coogee

Find out about the Nyungar Tourist Trail, an important traditional gathering place for the Nyungar people at Port Coogee.

People's Ocean Knowledge Trail

Find out about the People's Ocean Knowledge Trail, an educational project providing information on the Cockburn Coast and its value in Nyungar culture.

More information and contact

For more information please contact the City’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected].



Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.