Walking Bundanon with Gadhungal Murring

Walk with Gumea Dharawal and Dhurga language custodian Drew Longbottom from Gadhungal Murring.

Sunday 31 July 2022: Visitors will be guided on a unique walk across the Art Museum property, meandering through native bushland and along the creek line. The group will learn about this local natural environment.

Sunday 28 August 2022: Art Museum site, as above.

Sunday 30 October 2022: The final walk of the season will take visitors on a walk of the Treelines Track by Janet Laurence, experience the connections between traditional languages and the natural environment.


Gadhungal Murring (salt water people) is a local Indigenous owned business specialising in the delivery of cultural services focusing on revitalising and sharing Ancient Australian Culture to ensure a thriving Country and a flourishing Community.


Drew Longbottom is a gadhungal murring (saltwater person) from Gumea Dharawal, Dhurrga/Djirringanj and Wandrawandian Country. A proud member of the Jerrinja Aboriginal community, he was born and raised in community. His lineage provides a great source of influence and strength in his cultural knowledge and pride of identity.

With a passion for community engagement, Drew shares his cultural knowledge and language with all ages as an educator, guide, workshop facilitator and cultural consultant and has made many educational language resources in partnership with Noah’s Shoalhaven and Royal Far West.

A well-respected member of the community, Drew works with company Gadhungal Murring and sits on the Shoalhaven Arts Board.

Image: Heidrun Lohr. Shoalhaven Health and Arts ‘Reflect and Heal’ at Bomaderry Creek, March 20, 2022.

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$35 includes Art Museum entry. $28 Members.


*** 31 JULY & 28 AUGUST: Art Museum Site, 170 Riversdale Road, Illaroo *** SUNDAY 30 OCTOBER: Bundanon Homestead Site, 533 Bundanon Road, Illaroo.

Dates & Times
28/08/2022 - 28/08/2022 Bundanon Homestead Site
30/10/2022 - 30/10/2022 Bundanon Homestead Site

Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.