Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre is identified as the major source of information for researchers of Yugambeh cultural heritage including landscape, place and objects.
To tell the ongoing Yugambeh story, defining the spiritual and cultural traditions of the Yugambeh people, in a spirit of shared history through education programs, exhibitions and ceremonies.
To collect and maintain items and intellectual property that are evidence of their language, history and culture of the traditional Aboriginals of the Yugambeh Region and to use it for education, research and cultural enrichment of the Yugambeh community and the community in general.
The Yugambeh Museum Language & Heritage Research Centre is dedicated to the recording and promotion of Aboriginal Language and Culture in South East Queensland.
The Museum was opened in 1995 by Senator Neville Bonner, Australia’s first Aboriginal Federal Parliamentarian.
The Museum is regarded as one of Australia’s leading language and cultural organisations. It has won the State’s highest reconciliation award (Premier’s Reconciliation Award for Business) amongst many other awards.
It has a high level of expertise in producing exhibitions, videos, printed collateral, and organising large indigenous themed events. It also has a 25 year track record of sound financial management and effective community engagement.
In addition to promoting language and culture in the regions of Gold Coast, Logan and the Scenic Rim, the Museum also auspices funding and provides services for many other Aboriginal communities through southern Queensland, extending to the Northern Territory border.
In 2012 the Museum completed construction of a new exhibition space and training complex, built with a $700,000 Jobs Fund stimulus grant. This includes permanent exhibition spaces, cultural craft activities and interactive learning areas.
The Museum has offered mentoring and training opportunities for countless Aboriginal people. It continues to offer trainee positions to Aboriginal youth, and engage community members in ongoing language and cultural projects. Over the last 24 months it has created more than 17 Aboriginal jobs and successfully employed 3 long term unemployed. It has also assisted numerous Aboriginal people to further study.
The Museum is about to greatly increase marketing to encourage visitors to our site. Locals and Queenslanders will make up about 75% of the marketing mix. As well we will develop a mainstream tourism presence.
Yugambeh Museum is the registered trading name of the Kombumerri Aboriginal Corporation for Culture, established by traditional owner families in 1985. It is a registered not-for-profit organisation with gift tax deductibility status.
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