Warndu Aboriginal Education - Place. Taste. Story.

90 Minutes
Bush Food
Year Round
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Damien Coulthard and Margie Tilbrook invite you to Warndu’s Aboriginal Education Experience - Place. Taste. Story, where we revisit the history with a view to the future.

Warndu offers a unique cultural immersion experience exploring the importance of Place, Taste and Story connected to the native food products offered by Warndu.

This experience is delivered in collaboration by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal educators, this is a perfect opportunity to be inspired and engage in conversation hearing our personal and professional journeys.


In the comfort of your own home, online via the Zoom link

What to expect

Damien Coulthard and Margie Tilbrook introduce Aboriginal Story using food in an online experience.

Through the lens of Place. Taste. Story. the intention is to develop a deeper understanding of:

  • The importance of authentic relationships with Aboriginal people (social, physical, and spiritual).
  • How food systems can play an integral role in supporting sustainable future cultural and economic aspirations.
  • The importance of key cultural expressions (language, harvesting, song, dance, art) and how each connect the past to the present.
  • The diversity of Aboriginal identities and experiences
  • Our shared histories while celebrating the contributions and achievements of Aboriginal people.

What is included

This is a 90 minute online event.

Format and what is included:

  • Warndu Education - Place.Taste.Story (60 minutes) online presentation and Q&A.
  • Premium Australian Native food tasting pack mailed out - ticket sales end 3 weeks before the event to ensure we can get the food to you.
  • Explore Aboriginal Australia Guide
  • Recipe card and discount voucher
  • Access to Warndu Native Food App


  • 1 hour online event
  • Premium Australian Native food tasting pack

*Tickets must be purchased 3 weeks before the event date to ensure ample delivery time.
As this experience includes food to create an immersive and connected experience, ticket sales have to close with enough time for us to send the tasting packs from Clare Valley SA.

You need to ensure you have a laptop or phone and access to zoom. This can be downloaded for free.

Meeting point

Online in the Zoom meeting room. Zoom Meeting details and password will be provided via email 2 days prior to the event. Any questions should be directed to support@welcometocountry.com.

What to bring

Audio Internet Phone or laptop Questions



Warndu was founded in 2016 by Damien Coulthard, Rebecca Sullivan and Siobhan O'Toole and is an Indigenous owned company from South Australia.

Damien is from Adnyamathanha Country. He grew up in Quorn and Nepabunna South Australia, and is very connected to his heritage and culture. Damien explains ""We must develop a new co-culture approach to the future, drawing on the oldest continuous civilisation in the world and building to the resilience of a multicultural Australia."" Rebecca Sullivan is a self-taught cook and has worked with some of the world’s best food producers, academics, activists, and chefs.

Warndu means good in the Adnyamathanha language, from the Flinders Ranges country in South Australia. Their mission is to regenerate culture, community, tradition, health and our soils.

Warndu Education can be delivered in person or online. It is a conversation with educators (Damien and Margie) discussing our shared history, tasting native ingredients and learning about Damien’s connection to Country while celebrating the diversity of Aboriginal Australia’s culture and history.

It is important to note all experiences can be personalised for each organisation to meet desired outcomes. Warndu supports organisations who aspire to collaborate and work in partnership with diverse Aboriginal Nations and achieve key objectives in their Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Ready for an experience you won't forget?