Indigenous place names

Destinations

Tourism Australia introduces traditional names across major destinations

Australia’s destination marketing gurus are introducing a duel-naming approach, to incorporate 60,000+ years of Indigenous custodianship, language, and knowledge into the mainstream.

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Aviation

Perth Airport acknowledges traditional owners with Indigenous place names on boarding gates

The WA travel hub is now the first major airport in Australia to use traditional place names. However, Indigenous leaders reckon it’s “missed the mark”.

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