Firesticks Project: Parent Trees are Talking
Dixons Creek Primary School, Yarra Ranges Council
In partnership with Uncle Dave Wandin Wurundjeri Elder, Victor Steffensen Indigenous Fire Practitioner, Yarra Ranges Council and Dixons Creek Primary School.
Location: Dixons Creek Primary School, Yarra Ranges Council, Victoria, Australia
Funding Body: DELWP funding for Municipal Emergency Resources Program
Description: Dixons Creek was significantly impacted during the 2009 Victorian bushfires. The Firestick project is a partnership between the community, school and local Wurundjeri people to better understand Indigenous land management methods, good and bad fire impacts, and how the community and land can heal through the use of traditional indigenous burning methods.