Columns » Aboriginal Melbourne


Koorie Heritage Trust ends the year on a celebratory high 

November 30th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

To celebrate the start of the festive season, the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) is busily preparing for its annual family friendly Koorie Krismas, but not before it also celebrates 10 years of the Koorie Art Show. 


Still Sacred and Golden: A reminder of the true gold

June 29th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

An exhibition focused on celebrating plants and cultural practices is being presented at the Koorie Heritage Trust, but while not blatantly obvious from first glance, the work actually explores deeper themes.

Read More

Barring – Nganjin: an exhibition of Stolen Generations survivors

June 1st, 2022 - Brendan Rees

An Aboriginal art exhibition capturing the stories of grief, loss, and resilience from Stolen Generations survivors will be held at Federation Square as part of National Reconciliation Week. 

Read More

Lots to see at KHT

March 31st, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

Inner City News caught up with Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) CEO Tom Mosby in March to discuss all things art, design and education happening at the Trust.

Read More

Off The Wall: New exhibition by indigenous artists blows audiences away

March 4th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

A stunning new exhibition at the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) brings together the work of three Indigenous artists and their individual experiences of loss and reclamation, as well as stories of their families, culture, and country in Naarm.

Read More

Aboriginal man wins top prize for artwork depicting identity and sexuality

February 4th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

As a proud gay Aboriginal man, Ronald Pepper didn’t hold back in putting his all into a recent piece of artwork which took home the top prize in the Koorie Art Show.

Read More

A Very Koorie Krismas

December 1st, 2021 - Spencer Fowler Steen

The city will be celebrating Christmas with an Indigenous twist this year thanks to the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) which is also throwing an end-of-year art exhibition showcasing more than 100 works by Aboriginal artists.

Read More

Indigenous artist creates jewellery to unite community

November 4th, 2021 - Spencer Fowler Steen

Indigenous artist Cassie Leatham’s exhibition at the Koorie Heritage Trust’s (KHT) Blak Jewellery – Finding Past Linking Present weaves together her experiences as a Taungurung woman in more ways than one.

Read More

Harnessing the healing power of the sea

September 30th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

In her art and in her life, Wirangu artist Aunty Beverly Meldrum has always stayed close to the sea.

Read More

Changing direction: Koorie artist turns road signs into jewellery

September 2nd, 2021 - Katie Johnson

As part of the Koorie Heritage Trust’s Blak Design initiative, 11 First Nations artists will present their handmade jewellery at a contemporary exhibition celebrating indigenous design.

Read More
Like us on Facebook