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Commemorates the Aboriginal people who used to meet in this area
|Address:||Alexandra Avenue, Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.828724|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
This tablet commemorates those Aborigines who used to meet in this vicinity (then a Billabong of the old Yarra River) before the site was chosen for the Botanic Gardens in 1845.
A number of Aborigines were buried here in the old Yarra Banks during the late 1830`s. The course of the Yarra was straightened in 1900-1, and this lake system was developed