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The Friends are proud to share this unique documentary we commissioned to celebrate the Arboretum's 10th anniversary. It captures the story of the of the Arboretum’s establishment through a mixture of historical and contemporary footage, and oral histories from people who were closely involved from the outset, providing rich insights into the Arboretum's history and development.
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Acknowledgement of Country
The National Arboretum Canberra is built on the land of the Ngunnawal people and their deep connection resides in this sacred soil. The Friends of the National Arboretum Canberra pay respect to Ngunnawal elders past and present and to their young leaders emerging. The Ngunnawal people have held the memories and traditions for thousands of years since men and women awoke from the great dream.
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