Fresh Water on Minjerribah

SIMO (Stradbroke Island Management Organisation) has compiled this resource concerning Minjerribah's aquifer an ongoing issue, with over 60% of the mainland Redland city fresh water coming from the island. Aside from it's cultural significance it is only refreshed by way of rain water which is of particular concern during extended periods of draught.

QYAC and Toondah Harbour Redevelopment

Redlands2030 website reports "The Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) recently explained its position on plans for development at Toondah Harbour. QYAC is a Registered Prescribed Body Corporate created under the Native Title Act 1993to manage the recognised Native Title rights and interests of the Quandamooka People. In 2015 the Redland City Bulletin  reported  “Stradbroke’s Quandamooka people back …

Canaipa Mudlines Residency 2019

Artists' have worked in residence this past week at Turtle Swamp Wetlands, on Canaipa Island part of the 2019 Mudlines Residency. Studio gallery exhibition and poetry performance show-cased artworks and other musings generated through-out the year during onsite visits across the island to include locations at Rocky Point, Melomy's wetland and littoral Shore south-east.

An 80 Year Sit In

Equal pay, was only part of the disrespect afforded Aboriginal peoples. Under the Aboriginal Protection Act indigenous people were not allowed to live within one mile of Dunwich and North Stradbroke Island's aboriginal families were forcibly shifted to an aboriginal settlement at Myora Springs, where they lived from 1892 until 1940. Closed in 1941, people shifted …