Buckley learning box

Learning boxes are free for schools to borrow (depending on availability) and supported by professional development opportunities for teachers. Contact Gail Frost, Geelong Gallery Educator at

Explore the social and cultural heritage of the Geelong region.

This learning box of objects and images is a fantastic introduction to the story of the Wathaurong people, their relationship with William Buckley and their combined impact on European settlement. The box contains objects of trade, letters of the time, early maps recording uses of the land, examples of tools and food sources, the Wautharong language and traditions.