- Last updated:
- 31 Aug 2021
Located in Muller Park Bli Bli, the Biwathin Games Trail is based on traditional games played by indigenous children in many parts of Australia. The trail was installed in the park as part of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Buroinjin is a running and passing ball game with two teams of six to eight players.
The aim is for a player of one team to run as far as possible with the ball and cross over a line at the other end of the field. He or she attempts to do this without being touched by an opponent.
Millim baeyeetch is a keep-away ball game for two teams of six to 12 (or more) players.
Players attempt to keep possession by kicking the ball to other members of their team.
Arrkene irreme is a hitting and fielding game for two or more people in which the batter attempts to hit a ball as far as possible.
Gitja is a chasing-and-catching (tag) game for a group of 10–14 or more players.
Garumba is a wrestling game that can be played as individual contests or with teams of four to six players
Players attempt to push an opposing player out of a circle or past a line.
The game consists of stalking a feather, in imitation of hunting an emu. It is recognised that individuals will hunt in different ways.
Marutchi is a swimming-and-catching game for a group of six to 20 players in which a player swims around and avoids being caught by other players.