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Video: ‘bara’, a monument to the traditional custodians of Gadigal Country

‘bara’ by Aboriginal artist Judy Watson is a major new permanent artwork to celebrate the First Peoples of Sydney.

‘bara’ by Aboriginal artist Judy Watson is a major new permanent artwork to celebrate the First Peoples of Sydney, the traditional custodians of Gadigal Country.

The artwork takes pride of place on the Tarpeian Precinct Lawn above Dubbagullee (Bennelong Point) and honours clans of the Eora Nation and Elders past and present.

‘bara’ is part of the Eora Journey, a program of public art dedicated to recognition of First Nations culture and hertiage in the public domain.

‘bara’ was unveiled in a public ceremony in May 2022. Learn more about ‘bara’.

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