What is NAIDOC?
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Visit the National NAIDOC website to read more www.naidoc.org.au
The Goompi NAIDOC Committee
The organising committee consists of organisations and individuals from the local Quandamooka community who are passionate about delivering a deadly event the whole community can enjoy. The main event the committee plans is the Goompi NAIDOC Community Day.
The Goompi NAIDOC Committee aims to provide the Quandamooka and broader community with an annual NAIDOC celebration that shares culture and instills pride in the community from the Quandamooka peoples perspective.
Where is Goompi?
Goompi means Dunwich and is situated on Minjerribah, North Strabroke Island. Minjerribah is an Island located 30 km southeast of Brisbane, Queensland and is the world’s second largest sand island: about 38 km long and 11 km wide.
How do I get to Minjerribah?
The Noonucal, Nughie and Gorenpul people spoke in the Jandai language, throughout our promotions and website some language names may be used, such as:
Minjerribah | North Stradbroke Island
Goompi | Dunwich
Quandamooka | used to describe the Noonucal, Nughie and Gorenpul people as one and also to describe the region
Noonucal, Nughie and Gorenpul | Tribe names
Yura | Hello
Yuway | Goodbye