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Suburban Focus: The History of the Swan River Catchment with Dr Shane Burke

Karalee Katsambanis

This week on Suburban focus, we’re going far back in Perth’s history – to before it was even called Perth.

Dr Shane Burke from Notre Dame University joined us in the studio today.

He specialises in the archaeology and history of the recent past, with a focus on the early history of Western Australia.

So what’s the history of the Swan River catchment? Dr Burke walked us through the story of the land beneath our feet.

Download this podcast here

Karalee Katsambanis
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