First Nations tree scarring ceremony performed at ANU

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
June 1 2022 - 7:30pm
Paul Girrawah House, a Ngambri-Ngunnawal custodian, carrying out tree scarring on Country at ANU. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

For the first time since colonisation, a tree has been scarred - a sacred custom of First Nations people - at the Australian National University campus.


Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.