Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre is an initiative of the Kalwun Development Corporation and the Gold Coasts only dedicated Aboriginal cultural centre, fully owned and operated by the local Aboriginal community.
Located at the foot of Burleigh Headland National Park in Burleigh Heads alongside the pristine Tallebudgera Creek, the centre houses an Art Gallery where you can browse through colourful Aboriginal art displays and view aboriginal artefacts, tools and instruments that were part of everyday life for the Yugambeh speaking people.
With a range of immersive tours on offer, you can embark on a guided walk around the magical mountain Jellurgal, learn about the Aboriginal history and culture of the Gold Coast, meet a traditional land owner and hear about traditional life pre-contact and learn about bush tucker, fishing, hunting, important ecological practices, and listen to dreamtime story or two.
Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre also offer a range of event, corporate and educational services that include Welcome to country ceremonies, Dance performances, early learning cultural inclusions and educational resources, all designed to share the culture of the Yugambeh speaking people with the world.
Admission to the centre is free and tours start from $39 for an adult and $20 for a child. The Jellurgal Cultural Centre is located at 1711 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads and is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 3pm. For more information or to book your tour call 07 5525 5955 or head to the Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre website jellurgal.com.au.
As part of the NAIDOC week celebrations, Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd will be holding a flag raising ceremony and morning tea at their Bonogin Community Care facility, 118 Bonogin Road, Bonogin, on Monday 9 November at 9am for a 9.30am start.
Due to COVID gathering restrictions, there are limited numbers allowed at this event and all those interested must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday 6 November. RSVPs cannot be accepted after this date.
Please Note: All attendees will be required to complete a pre-screening form and temperature test and must stay at home if feeling unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.