Muru Mittigar Cultural Centre: Sooty (Kevin) Welsh

Sooty (Kevin) Welsh works at the Muru Mittigar Cultural Centre, Penrith. The centre (Muru Mittigar means ‘Pathway to friends’ in the Darug language) looks after the interests of the local environment, tourism and education. One of its members created a Koori garden at Penrith Hospital, including a mural. The centre began with 40% Aboriginal employees but now has about 80%.

Keywords: Identity; education; values; heritage; organisations