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This is a truly significant moment in Australia’s history – I congratulate everyone involved in bringing this stunning artwork to life.

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The history of Australia’s First Peoples has been missing from the public domain & through Eora Journey we’ve been working to address this.

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We were also joined by elders from our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community for this historic announcement.

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Governor David Hurley & I were proud to join the artist and curatorial adviser of the Eora Journey Hetti Perkins earlier today.

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bara is the Gadigal word for shell-hook –inspired by traditional fish hooks crafted & used by Gadigal women for thousands of generations.

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This breathtaking public artwork which will overlook Sydney Harbour.