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Booked the bush tucker walk with Kitana,
We Arrived and were greeted by Kitana herself and had a quick chat about the walk and what to expect.
The walk itself was relaxed and informative. Tasting bush foods along the way with explanations from Kitana about traditional uses, food, medicine and history. Kitana was fantastic, an enthusiastic communicator with plenty of terrific knowledge who left enough space and time for questions.
And then came the food box, on completion of the walk. Wow, wallaby cabana, pickles, humus, relish, seed encrusted brie, olives and home made bread. Yum!
All cooked and prepared by Kitana herself to showcase the flavours we had just learnt about.
Thank you Kitana.

Alexa Young, CA

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Our Philosophy


palawa kipli

What does Palawa Kipli mean? palawa means Tasmanian Aborigine, kipli means food in palawa kani the Tasmanian Aboriginal language.


At Palawa Kipli we want to share our history and bring people together to enjoy our modern take on our traditional foods.

Palawa kipli is first and foremost a native food business. We are operated by Aboriginal people, on Aboriginal land and are committed to the reconnection of our people to traditional food practices. We hope to contribute to cultural continuation and revival through community engagement with traditional food sources and cultural landscapes.

By supporting and buying products from Palawa kipli, you are helping to ensure the employment of Tasmanian Aboriginal people in our workplace, which enables us to continue our culturally centred food and land management practices.

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back to the origins

For a sustainable future

Aboriginal people are the oldest living civilisation in the world, who have thrived as a community since time began. We are the traditional owners of the land and the ongoing custodians.

This means that we protected our land, we would take only take what was needed without compromising the resources for future generations.

This inspired us to aim to be 100% sustainable.


from lutruwita

At Palawa Kipli we hope that Tasmanian Aboriginal food is more acknowledged, that it is the original food resources of the land Lutruwita/Tasmania.

We hope that by sharing our food with you, people are more aware of how sustainable the future can be. By learning about our history and culture, it will enable you to be apart of the movement to creating a better environment for the future and will continue to strengthen the existence of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community.


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