Storyplace – Mudjimba Island

The story of Mudjimba Island shared by elders, historians, poets, musicians and other community keepers of knowledge.

Known locally as Old Woman Island, Mudjimba Island features prominently in the Dreamtime story of Coolum, it is the site of many a wonderful fisherman’s tale and its visible layers of soft, light-coloured sandstone date back to the Jurassic age (approximately 190 million years old).

Meet at Power Memorial Park to hear and share your stories of Mudjimba Island.  

Featuring Gubbi Gubbi descendant Brent Miller and other local keepers of knowledge, hear and share your stories of Mudjimba Island. 

Do you have a story to share about Mudjimba Island?   Red Chair are currently collecting and recording stories as part of the STORYPLACE project.  Selected stories will be available for download now and into the future.  Spoken word, poetry and music based submissions are all welcome.  Contact [email protected] or submit your story online HERE.

This is an outdoor event - please bring a hat, sunscreen and drinking water.

Painting credit: The Forming of Mudjimba by Franki Birrell

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