The second Quandamooka Festival continues to celebrate the traditional culture, country and people of our region this month. Highlights during August include:
- Quandamooka Land for Wildlife Day Saturday 13 August, North Stradbroke Island In 2015, the Quandamooka People created the largest Land for Wildlife area in Redlands, covering almost 1400 hectares of land on Minjerribah. Join a free walk and learn how the program is caring for Country. Learn more about the event or call 3824 8611 to book and confirm time and meeting point. Places limited. Priority will be given to Redland Land for Wildlife participants.
- Island Made Exhibition opening celebrations Saturday 20 August Join a special voyage from Dunwich to Russell Island via Coochiemudlo as part of the opening of a five-week exhibition and public program showcasing functional objects handmade by artisans of the Moreton Bay Islands. Check out the event for more information or call Tricia on 3409 1796 to book. The exhibition is open to the public from 20 August to 24 September (Tuesday to Saturday, 2-5pm) at the Russell Island Recreation Hall.
- Poetry workshop with Sam Wagan Watson Sunday 21 August, 2pm, Dunwich Find your poetic voice during this free event honouring the legacy of eminent Quandamooka poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker). Part of the Queensland Poetry Festival.