Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell Master Plan

The Kamay Botany Bay National Park Master Plan is a document that provides conceptual plans for part of the national park, considers the importance of the site and enables the community to see the types of changes, improvements and conservation intentions are proposed for the area. The Master Plan contains principles for approaching culture and heritage for sites within Kamay Botany Bay.

Designing with Country

Designing with Country is a part of the Connecting with Country Framework. It involves taking a Country-centred approach with spatial design opportunities that improve the functional design of projects and reinforce a connection with Country.

Gibbons Street Redfern

Gibbons Street is a Multi Residential built project that was completed in 2021. It is a mixed-use development of 160 social and affordable living units in a tower form with retail and commercial space. The design responds to Aboriginal historical and cultural context, featuring Aboriginal heritage items and materials that are significant in the streetscape of the area along with featured Aboriginal artists’ works.

Eora Journey Harbour Walk Storytelling Report

The Eora Journey – Harbour Walk Storytelling Report is a draft for the City of Sydney. The written report provides the foundational storytelling framework and recommendations to guide the implementation of the Harbour Walk being developed by the city in collaboration with community members and project partners. The document was last updated September 2019.

Blak Box

Blak Box is a public art installation meant to encourage visitors to concepts of Indigeneity through sound. The intent of the storytelling project is to travel throughout many Countries utilising music, poetry and language.

Casino Aboriginal Medical Service

The Casino Aboriginal Medical Service is a built project completed in 2016. The project aimed to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal communities by constructing a public medical service building. The project created a social hub with medical services for the community that responds to culture and Country.

Aboriginal Cultural Competency Standards: Self-assessment process for community housing providers

This document was produced by Origin Communications Australia and published in 2016. It was developed for the Community Housing sector, the NSW Federation of Housing Associations and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services as part of the Community Housing for Aboriginal People Strategy. It outlines the Self-Assessment Process for Community Housing Providers to follow regarding Aboriginal Cultural Literacy Standards.

Wingara Mura Design Principles

Walanga Wingara Mura Design Principles (Walanga Design Principles) is a document published by the University of Sydney. The purpose of the Walanga Design Principles is to provide guidance on how to incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, world views and practices into the University. The document serves as a guide to those who are involved in realising the University’s aspirations in physical design, as well as in scholarship.


The Kimberwalli Centre for Excellence is a community lead built project in Western Sydney. The project set out to create an educational community space that supports Aboriginal youth between high school and higher education. The Centre was designed using BVN’s Designing with Country methodology – an approach that connects First Nations thinking and contemporary architecture.

Lowes Creek Maryland Structure Plan

Lowes Creek Maryland is a new precinct planned for Sydney’s South West Growth Area. The Department of Planning and Environment, in collaboration with Camden Council, prepared the precinct plan for Lowes Creek Maryland, a guide for the precinct’s creation. It provides significant Aboriginal Cultural heritage and European heritage protections and outlines infrastructure for future communities to thrive.

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