Pia Wadjarri School Trip

A group of schoolchildren from Pia Wadjarri School, located near the SKA site in Mid West WA, visited Canberra in early August 2016 to experience the nation's capital and celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day with local Canberra schoolchildren.

On Monday, the students visited the National Museum of Australia, before heading off to the Australian War Memorial and Telstra Tower. 



 
 

On Tuesday the kids spent some time with students from their buddy schools - Melrose High School and Majura Primary School, before heading off to the National Zoo & Aquarium. 

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On Wednesday the kids visited the Deep Space Communications Complex at Tidbinbilla before experiencing snow for the first time at Corin Forrest.

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On Thursday, the kids celebrated National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day at Questacon. After a Welcome to Country ceremony performed by Ngunnawal person Tina Brown and her family, the Pia Wadjarri students along with students from Melrose High School and Majura Primary School enthusiastically explored the exhibitions on offer at Questacon.  

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