Cullunghutti's historical moment

Nicole Ison from Shoalhaven Heads and Frances Bray from South Coast regional Wildlife parks and services committee enjoy the day at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.
Nicole Ison from Shoalhaven Heads and Frances Bray from South Coast regional Wildlife parks and services committee enjoy the day at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.
Jenayha Helmons from Worrigee and Nowra High representative, Sharon Webster from Nowra High School and Shakeeh Williams from Nowra representing Vincentia High School celebrate the historical moment at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Jenayha Helmons from Worrigee and Nowra High representative, Sharon Webster from Nowra High School and Shakeeh Williams from Nowra representing Vincentia High School celebrate the historical moment at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Roz and Bernie Carnberry from Culburra Beach and cousin of Aunty Grace Crossley are grateful to be apart of the significant event at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Roz and Bernie Carnberry from Culburra Beach and cousin of Aunty Grace Crossley are grateful to be apart of the significant event at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Students from Bomaderry High School and East Nowra Public School perform the welcome dance at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The East Nowra Public School choir sing their hearts out at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The East Nowra Public School choir sing their hearts out at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The East Nowra Public School choir sing their hearts out at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The East Nowra Public School choir sing their hearts out at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Cullunghutti committee member Jean Baden- Davenport takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Cullunghutti committee member Jean Baden- Davenport takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and MP Gareth Ward takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and MP Gareth Ward takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Mayor Joanna Gash takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Shoalhaven High School student Talesha Farrell carries the Coolamon with soil from the Cullunghutti area as part of the traditional cultural ceremony and Mayor Joanna Gash takes the soil at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Bomaderry High School student representative carries the Coolamon to the dignitaries where they place their collected Cullunghutti soil as part of the traditional cultural ceremony at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Bomaderry High School student representative carries the Coolamon to the dignitaries where they place their collected Cullunghutti soil as part of the traditional cultural ceremony at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service deputy chief executive Ann King, Cullunghutti committee members Lena Bloxsome, Jean Baden- Davenport and chair of elders organisation for the Shoalhaven and Jerringa council chair Gordon Wellington, MP for Kiama Gareth Ward, Federal member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis and Mayor Joanna Gash cut the honourary cake for Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area celebrations at Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The celebratory Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area cake was cut at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

The celebratory Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area cake was cut at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Marisa Dick from Bomaderry, Glenda Dixon from Nowra, Faye Worner and Bianca Perry from Waminda celebrate at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Marisa Dick from Bomaderry, Glenda Dixon from Nowra, Faye Worner and Bianca Perry from Waminda celebrate at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Les and Jason Ardler from Ulludulla at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Les and Jason Ardler from Ulludulla at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

(back) Leanne Ball from Vincentia, Phillip Lonesborugh from Wreck Bay and (front) Annette Brown and Wendy Brown from Wreck Bay enjoy something to eat at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

(back) Leanne Ball from Vincentia, Phillip Lonesborugh from Wreck Bay and (front) Annette Brown and Wendy Brown from Wreck Bay enjoy something to eat at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Catriona Ebzery, Nina Fisher-Brown, Tiana Heitel-Freeman and Maddison Bonser from Sanctuary point have a great time at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Catriona Ebzery, Nina Fisher-Brown, Tiana Heitel-Freeman and Maddison Bonser from Sanctuary point have a great time at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Greg Teddar from National Parks and Wildlife Service and Pat Teddar from Berry and Phil Graven from National Parks and Wildlife Service enjoy the day at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Greg Teddar from National Parks and Wildlife Service and Pat Teddar from Berry and Phil Graven from National Parks and Wildlife Service enjoy the day at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Jo Reinhard from Coolangatta and Joy and Cliff Hofman from Shoalhaven Heads enjoy the celebrations at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Jo Reinhard from Coolangatta and Joy and Cliff Hofman from Shoalhaven Heads enjoy the celebrations at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Talesha Farrell from Orient Point representing Shoalhaven High School and Jenayha Helmons from Worrigee representing Nowra High School stand with the Cullunghutti banner at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.

Talesha Farrell from Orient Point representing Shoalhaven High School and Jenayha Helmons from Worrigee representing Nowra High School stand with the Cullunghutti banner at the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area community celebration at the Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre on Friday.