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Photo: Fosseys a popular store in Woden Plaza from the Canberra Times archive

Valley Inhabitants is a multi-disciplinary arts project documenting untold stories from residents and iconic businesses in the Woden Valley. The project celebrates Woden’s rich history by exploring stories about relationships, place making and what defines a community and it’s culture.

The Woden Arts Program is collaborating with renowned podcaster Jen Seydenhelm, photographer Martin Ollman and sound composer Harvey Welsh, to create a suite of short documentaries showcasing the evolving nature of the Woden Valley. Focusing on people, Valley Inhabitants will weave together old and new content and the voice of local residents to reveal accessible quirky tales exploring how quickly people and place change – yet, at the same time contribute to the formation of a local community and culture. 

Video Portraits

Introducing Suzanne Edgar, the second portrait in the Valley Inhabitants series.

Introducing Wendy Rainbird, the first portrait in the Valley Inhabitants series.

Want to Participate?

Please contact the Woden Arts Officer, Blaide Lallemand on (02) 6293 1443 or via email: to talk about your ideas and stories.

We need your support

Tuggeranong Community Arts Association is a community-based not-for-profit organisation with a 25-year history. We pride ourselves in supporting your local arts community. We embrace personal expression and diversity. We have a focus on participation and accessibility and helping to shape a sense of pride in the local community. You can help us by joining us in promoting community art and supporting local artists.

Help us to support your arts community