The Vic Park Audiowalks

The Vic Park Audiowalks

Town of Victoria Park

What were the strange lights seen above Vic Park in 1909?

What war did Vic Park lose in the 1930s?

What crime were residents of Vic Park most likely to front the courts for in the 1930s?

Audiowalks are a great way to learn about Western Australia’s history while exercising, and easy to use! Simply download the free MP3 to your device, go to the section of the path marked as the beginning of the walk, press play and follow the directions from there. You will be asked to move to identifiable landmarks and listen to an account of the social and natural history associated with that site.

Beginning of the first walk

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The first walk begins at the end of Taylor Street at McCallum Park and continues under the Causeway to Burswood Park near the Mary Durack Statue and back.

Beginning of second walk

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The second walk follows the path from the Vlamingh statue to Chevron Park and back.

REMEMBER! Be sun smart: Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide, and don’t forget your water!

Cultural advice provided by Dr Noel Nannup OAM

Audiowalks WA acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyungar people as the traditional owners of this land.

Audio was recorded and produced at Fremantle Recording Studios by David Jones.

Writer/producer JOHN TOOHEY is an award winning writer who has published books and articles on history and photography. Having gained an Honours degree in History at UWA, he lived in several countries, earning an M.A. in Art History along the way. His photographic work is held in major collections.

If you haven’t seen her, you have no doubt heard narrator MONICA MAIN. She is a local actor with over thirty years experience in theatre, film and radio. Monica has won awards for Rest@The East Perth Cemetery at the 2019 Fringeworld, and The Equity Guild Award for services to the WA Professional Performing Arts Industry.