Historical information

The Moor-Rul Viewing Platform, part of the Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Park opened in April 2007.

Eight double-sided interpretation panels on the Moor-rul viewing platform highlight the area's Aboriginal and European history of the area and also details of local geology, flora and fauna. These panels feature high quality graphic design and professionally written text. The subjects covered are:

''Womin Je Ka" Welcome
The Kulin Nation
Singing, Dancing, Ceremony, Celebration
This Country, My Home
The Highland Taken
Auld Lang Syne "Same Land Different Views"
Working the Land
Food from the Earth or "Earth's Harvest"
Lest We Forget, "And with the going down of the Sun .... (3 panels)
This Black Earth
Those other indigenous inhabitants - Kangaroo Ground's Wildlife
Silent Witnesses - Kangaroo Ground's White Manna Gums
A Place of Reverence and A Tower of Strength

Souce: EDHS Newsletter No 173 March 2007.

As part of a program to acknowledge the Anzac Centenary Nillumbik Shire Council partnered with Yarra Plenty Regional Library to provide a bus tour with commentary of local sites of significance: Shire of Nillumbik World War One Memorials tour, 10 August 2016. These included Eltham township, the Shire of Eltham War Memorial at Kangaroo Ground, Christmas Hills war memorial, Hurstbridge memorial recreation park and finshed at Eltham Library to view the Writing the War exhibtion at Eltham Library Community Gallery.

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