Northam Aboriginal and Environmental Interpretive Centre – Bilya Koort Boodja

Contract value: $4.1M | Location: Northam, WA

Bilya Koort Boodja is the centre for Nyoongar culture and environmental knowledge.

Located on the foreshore of the Avon River and on Minson Avenue, right next to the Northam Visitors Centre, the facility is developed as a regional tourist attraction that will offer an interactive educational experience. 

 

The Bilya Koort Boodja centre combines the best of traditional museology with innovative storytelling media; including yarning circle, sorry space, cultural artefacts and a cultural souvenir shop. 

The building facade features recycled jarrah that seamlessly meld into the natural surrounding; public exhibition areas; office spaces and workshop with meeting areas; tourist/public amenities facility; custom made marri vaneeer reception desk; hanging lights in the main lobby area creating a dramatic feature; extensive landscaping works with car parking bays. 

To learn more of this fascinating facility visit the official website here. 

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