Drawing from Dreamtime and the origin of Burleigh Headlands
The size of the artefact scatter and variety of materials suggests traditional camping took place within the boundaries of the project area, with Traditional Pathways crossing the Coomera landscape.
The alignment for Stage 3A is proposed within a highly developed area but is also in proximity to the Jebbribillum Bora Ground, and the Bora Memorial Rock, which holds high archaeological, cultural, historic and aesthetic value to the traditional owners of the Gold Coast.
Traditional fire making techniques, boomerang and spear throwing, string making and didgeridoo playing … what a great way to start to the week!
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Jabree and Stockland have established an agreement for future works to define the extent of the artefact scatter and to map its boundary.
The estimated age of one scarred tree suggests the tree was used by someone on the Gold Coast in the late 1800s or early 1900s.
With excellent support from the City of Gold Coast, Jabree has helped provide funding for four local NAIDOC projects this year, with the last event taking place at Pimpama Primary College during the first week of the new school term. Grant recipient Yugerapul Munanjali, led by Gold Coast Traditional Owner Doug Sandy, provided a traditional…
On Tuesday 4 July, Jabree held a very successful community day at the Gold Coast and Hinterland Historical Society with a hands-on cultural workshop run by local Aboriginal artist, Rick Roser, and a traditional didgeridoo and dance performance by NAIDOC grant recipient, Yugerapul Munajali. We’d like to thank everyone who joined us in celebrating NAIDOC…
On Monday 17 July, the Jabree team oversaw some truly amazing works to transport and display a scarred Ironbark trunk at the new Helensvale Light Rail Station. The 2.1 tonne scarred Ironbark trunk was originally found (with the rest of the tree) about 200 metres south of its new position. As part of the Cultural…
Jabree is proud to be working with the City of Gold Coast to support community initiatives and activities as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations