The 2010 festival brings the Northern Sydney region together as a community to celebrate one of the oldest living cultures in the world.

Journey of Dreams Exhibition

This exhibition is a collection of works from six Aboriginal artists who form the Journey of Dreams Aboriginal Art Group on the Central Coast of New South Wales. The artworks explore the artists' identity and culture. The artists include Madeline Anderson, Ron Smith, Jo Gamble, Marcia Staples, Brett Parker and Annette Kennedy.

Adam Cryer works as the Aboriginal Children, Youth and Family Strategy Project Officer for North Sydney Region based at Hornsby Council.


Woollahra Council displays commemorative plaque for Boongarie (Bungaree) in Rose Bay gardens.

Launch on 23 August of ‘People from Guringai Language Country’ a series of 3 posters by the University of Sydney Department of History. Smoking ceremony is carried out by Les De Jong, the acknowledgement of country by Lois Birk and welcome to country by Bob Waterer. 

Biala Aboriginal Hostel remains open to house 10 Aboriginal girls who attend Mackellar Girls High. One begins year 12 and preparation for the HSC. 

Launch of “Story of Bungaree” at Gunners Barracks Tea Rooms by Governor Maire Bashir. 

Guringai AECG elects new president Jessica Birk and secretary Courtney Lyons.

Launch of historical posters on Guringai speaking country at Garuwa centre, Brookvale