Workshops & Fun

Get involved in environmental and culture themed activities

Interactive workshops in Indigenous dance, weaving, art, crafts, poetry and storytelling. Something suitable for all ages. Be immersed in Quandamooka Culture.

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Poetry & Storytelling Workshop

AUGUST 19th 11:30am - 1:30pm

Community Learning Centre, cnr Mitchell Cres and Welsby St, Goompi (Dunwich)

Queensland Poetry Festival (QPF) presents two award-winning First Nation poets including their 2017 Indigenous Poet in Residence (sponsored by ATSICHS), Ali Cobby Eckermann, and the Arts QLD Poet In Residence who will both be spending time on Minjerribah getting to know country and community. Join this special workshop to help develop your poetic voice and share your story.

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ISLAND MADE – Small Sculptural Workshop

JULY 23rd 10am - 1pm

Redland Art Gallery, cnr Middle and Bloomfield Sts, Nandeebie (Cleveland)

Make a fishing net from harvested fibres and small ceramic mullet with Quandamooka artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins. Workshop suitable for ages 16 years and up. Cost: $10 per person. Bookings essential, numbers limited.

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UQMBRS Marine Mammal Forum

JULY 31st, 9am - 3pm

UQ Moreton Bay Research Station, cnr Flinders Ave and Fraser St, Goompi (Dunwich),

SHARING SCIENTIFIC AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE Learn about whales, dugong and dolphins found in the waters surrounding Minjerrinbah. This forum will feature talks from renowned Australian researchers and Traditional Owners. The series of 20 minute presentations will cover topics such as communication, traditional knowledge, management, ecology, pollution and the impacts of ecotourism. Free event – not suitable for children under the age of 15.

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UQMBRS Marine Mammal Forum

JULY 31st, 9am - 3pm

UQ Moreton Bay Research Station, cnr Flinders Ave and Fraser St, Goompi (Dunwich),

SHARING SCIENTIFIC AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE Learn about whales, dugong and dolphins found in the waters surrounding Minjerrinbah. This forum will feature talks from renowned Australian researchers and Traditional Owners. The series of 20 minute presentations will cover topics such as communication, traditional knowledge, management, ecology, pollution and the impacts of ecotourism. Free event – not suitable for children under the age of 15.

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Kunjiel (Corroboree) Closing Ceremony

SEPTEMBER 23rd 11am - 24th 3pm

QYAC Campus, 100 East Coast Road, Goompi (Dunwich),Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

Indigenous art and weaving activities, bush tucker, stalls, art and crafts, and fun. This year’s Kunjiel is also pleased to present live music performances by artists from the lexicon of Aboriginal Australia’s discography including Black Arm Band, Roger Knox & Band, Adam James Band, Joe Geia, Quandamooka spoken-word artists, special ‘surprise guests’ and more.

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Printmaking with Migaloo Press

AUGUST 5th 11am - 4pm

Made on Minjerriba Studio, 7 Stradbroke Place, Goompi (Dunwich)

Join us at the Made on Minjerriba Studio for an art printmaking day with Delvene Cockatoo-Collins and Migaloo Press. Also running: Saturday 30 September, 11am–4pm at Kennedy Farm House, Canaipa (Russell Island) Cost: workshop is $15, two in the same family $20, family $25.

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Indigenous Culture Day Cruise

AUGUST 25th or SEPTEMBER 8th

Meeanjin (Brisbane City) to Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

A luxurious, fully catered, Indigenous culture day cruise of Quandamooka sea and land. Cruise the waters from the heart of Brisbane City, Meeanjin, down the river and accross Moreton Bay to North Stradbroke Island, Minjerribah. On board, a Quandamooka guide will welcome guests to Country and speak of traditional culture as we travel. Small group workshops on Didgeridoo playing, Traditional weaving and Jandai language will take place.

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Quandamooka Water Stories & Songs

SEPTEMBER 20th 10am

Redland Museum, 60 Smith St, Nandeebie (Cleveland)

A kids event! Join a Quandamooka storyteller to hear ancient stories and songs about the Redlands’ saltwater, freshwater, animals, land and dreamtime tales. Suitable for ages 4 years and up. Cost: $5 plus museum entry fee. Bookings essential.

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Quandamooka Water Stories & Songs

SEPTEMBER 20th 10am

Redland Museum, 60 Smith St, Nandeebie (Cleveland)

A kids event! Join a Quandamooka storyteller to hear ancient stories and songs about the Redlands’ saltwater, freshwater, animals, land and dreamtime tales. Suitable for ages 4 years and up. Cost: $5 plus museum entry fee. Bookings essential.

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Tangalooma Ecomarines, CARE 4 COUNTRY

AUGUST 6th & SEPTEMBER 10th

Port of Brisbane AUGUST / Coochiemudlo Island SEPTEMBER

Tangalooma EcoMarines student ambassadors and their families will be treated to amazing experiences on Quandamooka Country, including Welcome to Country, storytelling, workshops with local Aboriginal artists, walks, talks and presentations. We are proud associate custodians of Quandamooka Country. Event by invitation only.

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