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Dubbo Landscaping has won the tender to build the Wiradjuri Gardens, worth $ 1.2 million in Dubbo’s Elizabeth Park, ensuring that Aboriginal workers are on site. The company has teamed up with LeaderLife and Indidg Connect to bring more than 10 Aboriginal people to the 1.2 hectare culturally significant project, which is scheduled for completion in May. You’ve been involved in major earthworks, top dressing, lawn laying, planting, edging, and paving work. ALSO READ: Dubbo Regional Council reports that two of the workers have each started studying horticulture with Certificate III, while three will be involved in the maintenance of the new garden for 12 months. Council viability director Skye Price said the “collaborative community approach” is an important part of the new garden project. “The conversion of vacant land has been incredible,” she said. “It’s great to see a local contractor and local Aboriginal company work together to create this unique public space.” The result will be a true representation of culture, community and collaboration. “The Wiradjuri Garden will feature an array of native sandstone plants, thread circles, protected gathering areas, a fire pit, and a rainbow serpent focal point made entirely of native plants. It is funded with $ 900,000 from the NSW government’s Stronger Communities Fund and about $ 300,000 from the council, which also “provides project management resources.” Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders said the new Wiradjuri- The garden is a place for people of all cultures, especially for those who came from the Wiradjuri nation. ” It will be a special place that will be welcomed by all our community, and I think it will play a very important role in helping all of us gain a greater and very valuable knowledge of the culture of our fir people of St. Nations, “he said. Dubbo Mayor Ben Shields said he was” excited “to be getting the garden into shape.” The Dubbo Regional Botanical Garden and Adventure Playground are already major destinations for locals and visitors to our area. ” “Wiradjuri Gardens will enhance the visitor experience in this area.” Our journalists work hard to deliver local, breaking news to the community, so you can continue to access our trusted content:

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WIRADJURI GARDEN: More than 10 Aboriginal people are helping build Dubbo's new $ 1.2 million Wiradjuri Garden in Dubbo's Elizabeth Park.  Photo: CONTRIBUTION.

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Dubbo Landscaping has won the tender to build the Wiradjuri Gardens, worth $ 1.2 million in Dubbo’s Elizabeth Park, ensuring that Aboriginal workers are on site.

The company has teamed up with LeaderLife and Indidg Connect to bring more than 10 Aboriginal people to the 1.2 hectare culturally significant project, which is scheduled for completion in May.

You’ve been involved in major earthworks, top dressing, lawn laying, planting, edging, and paving work.

The Dubbo Regional Council reports that two of the workers have each started studying the Horticultural Certificate III, while three will be involved in the maintenance of the new garden for 12 months.

Council viability director Skye Price said the “collaborative community approach” is an important part of the new gardening project.

“The conversion of vacant land has been incredible,” she said. “It’s great to see a local contractor and local Aboriginal company work together to create this unique public space.

“The result will be a real representation of culture, community and collaboration.”

The Wiradjuri Garden will feature a range of native plants, sandstone circles of yarn, protected areas for gathering, a fire pit, and a rainbow snake focal point made entirely from native plants.

It is funded with $ 900,000 from the NSW government’s Stronger Communities Fund and $ 300,000 from the Council, which also provides “project management resources”.

Dubbo electorate member Dugald Saunders said the new Wiradjuri garden is a place for people of all cultures, especially those of the Wiradjuri nation.

“It will be a special place that will be welcomed by everyone in our community and I think it will play a very important role in bringing us all greater and very valuable knowledge of our First Nations culture,” said he said.

Dubbo Mayor Ben Shields said he was “excited” to get the garden in shape.

“The Dubbo Regional Botanical Garden and Adventure Playground are already important destinations for locals and visitors to our region,” he said.

“The Wiradjuri Garden will further enhance the visitor experience in this area.”

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