Kuraree, where the foundation stone for the Perth Town Hall was laid in 1867, is Whadjuk Nyoongar country, in the boodjar of Yellagonga.
Kuraree is a high point flanked by Derbal Yerrigan and the Gumap flats to the south, and Yandilup, the wetlands in the area of what is now Perth Railway station to the north-east. There was a spring close by.
This high point was where Stirling felled a tree to symbolise the founding of the colony and the displacement of the Whadjuk Noongar.
Koorari, 1867 ali Boorloo miya baal warn. Baal Wadjak Noongar boodja, Yelakongka boodja.
Koorari baal Derbal Yerigan-ngat wer Gumap nily kongal-ak. Yandilup, balyan boodja, yeyi baal Boorloo woori kadatj kadatj miya-k djiraly/boyal kep-ngat.
Stirling baal born boorn. Noongar moort, Wadjak moort baalap wort koorl. Baalap winyarn yoowart Wadjak boodja-k nyininy.