We-Akon Dilinja

We-akon Dilinja, a mourning reflection event, was livestreamed from Alfred Square at 6 am Tuesday 26 January.

This is the second year this event has been held as part of City of Port Phillip's commemorations on Australia Day, presented in collaboration with the Boonwurrung Land and Sea Council.

We-akon Dilinja, a mourning reflection event, will be livestreamed from Alfred Square, St Kilda at 6 am Tuesday 26 January.

Presented in collaboration with the Boonwurrung Land and Sea Council, 2021 will be the second year this event is held as part of City of Port Phillip's commemorations on Australia Day. First hosted in 2020, the ceremony will recognise the journey and experience of the Yaluk-ut Weelam clan of the Boonwurrung people and language group.

We-Akon Dilinja is presented in harmony with our Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony, held at St Kilda Town Hall.

We-Akon Dilinja 2021 Program (Print PDF 2 MB)

We-Akon Dilinja 2021 Program (Accessible PDF 408 KB)

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Watch a recording of the event

Captions will be available on this recording soon.