Aboriginal content comes into play with most interpretive projects. The Fernleigh Track had several panels dedicated to the Awabakal and their connection to the land and Fernleigh Track. Their traditional territory spread from Wollombi in the south, to the Lower Hunter River and Lake Macquarie in the north.
Date: November 2013 – September 2014
Service: Content research, story creation, graphic design, image search
Specs: 40 signs 657mm wide x 1200mm high with several panels dedicated to the Awabakal.
Client: Lake Macquarie and Newcastle Councils
Different themes were represented by different colour palettes and in this instance rich browns and oranges were use for the Aboriginal panels. Rail and Coal History was represented with grey and muted tones and environmental panels with greens and blues for the wetland.
Fernleigh Track environmental signs
Fernleigh Track rail and coal signs
Logo: plasma cut into stainless steel. Signs mounted on steel railway tracks.