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Walka People and Me
Walka Water Works is currently closed to the public until further notice. Please see here for more information.
Listen, look and experience something new as you explore Walka Water Works. Find inspiration and illustrated guides within our Walka Me Inspired App, along with educational resources for beautiful locations along the Walka Lake Trail.
The Water Works brought great changes to the people of the Lower Hunter providing life changing clean water and supply to develop industries. You are invited to discover places for quiet contemplation, opportunities to draw, photograph & listen. Experience its recreational and restorative qualities for yourself.
Below you will find a suite of creative and learning activities, including our Walka Me Inspired app and educational resources including curriculum units, powerpoints, and worksheets for teachers and students.
This project has been assisted through the NSW Heritage Grants Program.
Walka Water Works, me inspired App
Walka social stories for accessibility
Walka SoundscapesThese sound files showcase a selection of wildlife which can be found at Walka.
Early settlement at Walka
Planning the Walka Water Works
Building WalkaStudents investigate the materials and equipment the engineers and workers used to build the Water
The importance of water at Walka
Living at WalkaIn this unit students discover who lived at Walka and the role they played in the establishment of