Mundaring is located 32 km east of Perth on the Great Eastern Highway, high on the Darling escarpment.The first European to explore the area was nineteen year old Lieutenant Dale in 1829. The name “Mundaring” (Mundahring) came form an Aboriginal camp located in the area and it means ” a high place on a high place”. Among its attractions is Mundaring Community Sculpture Park which displays an unusual mix of public art by local artists.
‘The Shire of Mundaring recognises that public art is a highly visible and easily understood indicator of a community’s wealth of creativity. Public Art plays a vital role in the development and articulation of cultural diversity, openness and the richness of lifestyle enjoyed by the community.’ Shire of Mundaring Public Art Policy