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Finalist 2

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Yanyan Planet Name: Bubup “We are on Boonwurrung country in the Kulin Nation in Victoria and the preschool children – 4 year olds- voted to use Boonwurrung language to name the planet and star, they […]

Finalist 5

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Womindjeka Planet Name: Bunji “I am a Kindergarten teacher at The King David School, and my class has been studying the solar system and following the Appollo 11 anniversary journey. We have come up with […]

Finalist 6

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Dulili Planet Name: Orana Dulili is an Aboriginal word for together. Orana is an Aboriginal word for welcome. Robyn Capewell (note: Due to a transcription error the names were originally shown in reverse order) […]

Finalist 4

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Dulili Planet Name: Bunji ‘Dulili’ is an indigenous Australian word meaning ‘together.’ It’s meaning is central to both ‘meeting place’ and to what Australia is. Australia is a meeting place that has managed to […]

Finalist 3

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name:Djinda Planet Name: Gnalla “Gnalla – This is an aboriginal word meaning ‘us/our’ and it comes from the Noongar people of south-west of Western Australia. Djinda – This is also an aboriginal word meaning “”star”” […]

Finalist 1

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Barmah Planet Name: Bunji “Barmah’ means ‘meeting place’ in one of the Victorian Aboriginal languages. ‘Bunji’ means ‘mate’ or ‘good friend’ in the Aboriginal language. We are a kindergarten in the outer south eastern suburbs […]