A collaboration between artists Sandra Hill and Jenny Dawson, the artwork represents the Dreaming story of the creation of the Milky Way.

Pinjah, the Whadjuk word for tadpole, depicts water winding its way through the playground with the smaller blue circles representing Hyde Park Lake and Lake Monger, the only two remaining lakes that are left in the greater Perth area.

The black circle is representative of the ongoing presence of the Noongar people of South Western Australia and the red circle symbolises the blood of the people, in the past, the present and the future.

The mosaic has been laid at the bottom of the BHP Billiton Water Park.

When

  • Summer: Wednesday - Monday: 10am - 8pm (Dec - Feb)
  • Winter: Wednesday - Monday: 10am - 6pm (Mar - Nov)
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Temporary closures required occasionally

Where

BHP Water Park

Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth

Show map
Get directions

You might also like

Woman viewing the Signature Ring a public art piece at Barrack Street Jetty
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Signature Ring

Hundreds of thousands of past school students signatures etched in copper plates that were collected in 1999 as part of the millennium celebrations.

  • art-exhibitions
rowing-Swan-River-1200x720.jpg
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Enjoying the Swan River

Relax, get active or cruise on the river.

  • community-charity
  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Top of bronze statue of Talbot Hobbs
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Talbot Hobbs Memorial

Visit the historical memorial of Lieut. General Sir J. J. Talbot Hobbs, Western Australia’s most distinguished World War One soldier, and a renowned architect.

  • art-exhibitions
  • historical