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Introduction to Bush Medicine


Sat 19 Oct 2019, 10:00am–11:30am

Where: Perth City Farm, 1 City Farm Place, East Perth, Western Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: elizabethxy3

Join Vivienne Hansen for an enthralling introduction to bush medicine and bush medicine plants. You will learn about key local plants and their healing properties and enjoy a demonstration of Viv making some of her favourite products.

About Vivienne Hansen
Vivienne Hansen is a published author. She is a Balladong Wadjuk Yorga woman from the Bibbulman Nation. She learnt about traditional medicine as a child from her grandfather, elder aunts, uncles and cousins.

Later, Vivienne completed the Certificate IV in Bush and Western Herbal Medicine. She became the first Indigenous member of the National Herbalist Association of Australia, and she was a presenter at the 7th International Conference on Herbal Medicine in 2010.

Vivienne is a speaker in demand and has conducted bush medicine workshops around Australia. Her book titled "Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western Australia" is available through UWA Publishing.

This presentation is part of Perth City Farm’s 25th anniversary celebration series, happening 18 August–15 September 2019 which is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the City of Perth. Perth City Farm is a community environmental centre in East Perth, which works to foster community connection and sustainable living in Perth. For more information on other events happening as a part of the 25th anniversary series visit our Facebook page.