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How the black swan gave Maroochydore its name - This Place


Indigenous man in black polo shirt faces camera. In the background is water and behind that, a boat, wharfs, buildings, trees and a cloudy sky.
Kabi Kabi man Kerry Neill (Photo courtesy of ABC This Place)
27 Sep 2019

For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been naming places that were sacred or important to them.

This video is part of an ABC produced series named This Place. It tells the story behind one of these special places:

Kabi Kabi man Kerry Neill shares the Aboriginal Dreaming story behind popular tourist destinations on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. In this story, we discover how the black swan helped Maroochydore gain its name.

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