Culture and heritage Park Subotopic Layout
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The park contains numerous artefact scatters indicating a long history of Aboriginal occupation of the area. The Werribee River would have been an important source of water and food.
The park was also once part of the grazing enterprise of the Chirnside Family who owned Werribee Mansion. It was later transformed into part of the Western Treatment Plant.
24 May 2013
Anakie Primary School students spent the day exploring the great outdoors during a Park Discovery Day at Anakie Gorge on Wednesday 22 May. There were 48 students from all grades who explored the gorge with Parks Victoria Rangers and learned about survival techniques, fire safety, biodiversity in the park and conservation. The …