Acacia melanoxylonHabitat: High rainfall forests
Season: Spring - Summer flowering
The fine hard wood of this wattle made strong spear-throwers, boomerangs, clubs and shields in parts of Victoria.
People soaked the bark in water to bathe painful joints. The inner bark was used to make string.
Leaves, flowers and seed pod of Blackwood.
Returning boomerang made by Laddie Tinberry of Huskisson, NSW in 1990. The timber used is Blackwood.