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Perth Festival to showcase hidden massacre of Noongar people at Lake Monger – ABC News

An oasis within the metropolis, it is a popular place to jog, picnic and spot black swans. Now two storytellers reveal the little-known tragedy that occurred on…



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When Ian Wilkes was a child, his father would point out the window at Lake Monger whenever they drove past and say “something bad happened there”.
The popular lake in Perth’s western suburbs, which is flanked by the Mitchell Freeway, attracts thousands of visitors every week to use the walking track and see the bevy of black swans on the shore.
But few people know the full history of the place the Whadjuk Noongar people call Galup place of fire.
Now, an interactive walking tour created for the Perth…

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