The Five Year Road Trip

The Five Year Road Trip

 I’m pretty sure I’ve been planning my senior year since primary school. There’s this one distinct memory I have of sitting down and counting the years to work out which one I’d graduate in. From that moment on 2020 become a year of countless expectations. Though I...
Dhirridhirri

Dhirridhirri

The little black and white birds seem to be the messengersUncle Laurie Nilsen Dhirridhirri is Gamillaraay for Willy wagtail.  This sculpture, created by Debbie Taylor Worley (a Gamillaraay woman), is dedicated to the memory of Laurie Nilsen, 1953 – 2020....
Was Music Our First Language?

Was Music Our First Language?

“Music is the universal language of mankind.”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Language is typically viewed as fundamental to human intelligence, and music is often treated as being dependent on, or derived from, language. However, from a developmental perspective, it is now...
The Language of the Environment

The Language of the Environment

In its most literal sense, the word environmentmeans “surroundings”. However, environmentis much more than this one word and has a language of its own. We explore environmentthrough multiple contexts at Hillbrook and strive to “be the change” in them all. In Science,...