A cartoon Feathertail Glider sitting on a branch next to the words Feathertail Photography.
A cartoon Feathertail Glider sitting on a branch next to the words Feathertail Photography.

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Palya: Greetings from Australia’s sacred heart

Uluru glows red against a dark backdrop of a cloudy sky.

Visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is something of a pilgrimage for many Australians.  

Uluru, the world’s biggest rock, sits in the south-west corner of the Northern Territory, almost in the middle of Australia’s mainland. It’s a geological wonder and one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks but, first and foremost, it’s the home of the Anangu people who have lived in the region for at least 30,000 years.

Nathan and I have just returned from a five-day break at Yulara, the small resort town just north of Uluru.

Of course, we went there to enjoy the spectacular scenery and whatever flora and fauna we were lucky enough to encounter, but we also wanted to learn about the Anangu people and their ancient and continuing connection to the land, waters and culture in this place they call home.

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I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the country where I live and work, the Gubbi Gubbi people.

I pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.