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The Fire That Forms Rottnest

Episode: 10
Broadcast: 14th December
Presenter: Todd Johnston

Todd and Barry McGuire chat about the history of Rottnest Island and the culture significance of the famous island.

  • Although we know it as “Rottnest Island” it’s known as Wadjemup by the Noongar people.
  • The island was separated from the mainland of Western Australia over 7,000 years ago.
  • Rottnest Island is listed under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972-1980.