Fremantle Prison Hospital Project

Throughout December 2020 and January 2021, the team here at TR completed excavations as part of the planned repairs to The Literature Centre, formerly known as Fremantle Prison Hospital. This building was in need of upkeep due to the years of rising damp and other issues that can affect old buildings. Fremantle Prison were allocated […]

2020: A Year In Review

2020 was a big year both in and out of the field. With community projects, heritage surveys, ranger training and many more key events, it was a pivotal year for the Terra Rosa team. So, we thought we’d recap some of our favourite moments of 2020 in preparation for what will be a bigger and [...]

Woodstock Abydos and Nullagine Signage Projects

The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage awarded the Palyku people a series of grants to install cultural signage at a number of sites across Palyku country which are considered ‘at risk’. Terra Rosa worked with Palyku elders and local communities, the Palyku ranger team and interpretative signage company Publik, to design and install the [...]

Artfully telling the story of the Seven Sisters Songline

Over the millennia art has been used to depict culturally significant subject matter, capture moments in time, or tell a historical story, using the power of visual image to ignite imaginations, evoke emotions and preserve the past for future generations. We were recently proud to partner with Budadee Foundation to deliver the Minyiburru (Seven Sisters) [...]

NAIDOC 2018: Because of her, we can be proud to be Aboriginal – Annie Johnson on her hero, her mum Morag and other influential family members.

Sometimes the most influential women in people's lives were born non-indigenous, but were married-in and adopted into Aboriginal families. They became an integral part of community, and helped their children and grandchildren develop strong and proud Aboriginal identities. Our last NAIDOC 2018 Because of Her, We Can story talks about one of these women, Morag. Her daughter Anne-Marie Johnson, is [...]

The Badimia arts, sites and language project is a great success!

The TR Foundation’s first project was proudly delivered in Mount Magnet last week during NAIDOC week. Following past successful events in Mount Magnet, not-for-profit organisation, the TR Foundation, partnered with Badimia Land Aboriginal Corporation (BLAC) to deliver a project celebrating Badimia language and culture.  The resulting project: ‘Arts, sites and language of Kirkalocka’ received a [...]