Ngunnawal Plant Use Book Purchase

About this form

Ngunnawal Plant Use was produced by the ACT Government in partnership with the United Ngunnawal Elders Council and the Ngunnawal community, Murrumbung Yurung Murra staff (a network of ACT Government Aboriginal staff working in Natural Resource Management, Heritage and Parks), the Yurung Dhaura Aboriginal Land Management Team who worked in the Cotter Catchment in 2011-2013 and Greening Australia, and funded by the Australian Government. It captures and records traditional Ngunnawal plant knowledge and use in a contemporary context.

Ngunnawal Plant Use is a full-colour A5-spiral bound book of 96 pages suitable for outdoor use. The book includes an introduction to Ngunnawal history and natural resource use; and descriptions and photos of 69 plant species, including their Ngunnawal use, distribution, and method of propagation. Ngunnawal Plant Use is intended to be used as a guide only; it is important to note that some plants are dangerous to consume and may have harmful effects if not identified or prepared correctly. The ACT Government and Ngunnawal community accepts no responsibility for any accident or incident arising from the use of plants and other natural resources mentioned herein.

The recommended retail price is $22 (GST inclusive). These prices include postage and handling. If you are a retailer and would like to purchase copies of the book at a wholesale price to sell to the public, please contact the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate.


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
Telephone: (02) 6205 2914 or (02) 6207 5032

Further information

For more information visit the Ngunnawal Plant Use Book.


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