Sydney Science Festival staff speaking to two young students across a table. On the table their are examples of Aboriginal bush food and medicines.
Image: Australian Museum

Aboriginal Bush Foods and Medicine

Presented by Australian Museum

Where could you get something to cure your headache before we had pharmacies? How do you find food without a supermarket?

Learn how Indigenous Australians survived tens of thousands of years before modern conveniences were available, and see how traditional knowledge compares to Western science. Come along and learn how to let the land provide for you.

Suitable for Stage 4. For school bookings only, made in advance. Minimum 15 students. Please see the event timetable here for current availabilities.