Goolugatup Audiowalk

Goolugatup Audiowalk

What scandal involving the matron of Heathcote Hospital and a Government Minister shocked Perth society in the 1930s?

What great hunter has returned to the river after an absence of several decades?

How could we have forgotten local champions Enid Ewart and Alice Harburn?

The Goolugatup walk has two starting points, by the carpark below the arts precinct or on the path leading from the arts precinct down to the river, whichever is easiest for you.

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Cultural advice provided by Dr Noel Nannup OAM

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

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.

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