What's Happening on Straddie

It’s all happening on Straddie!

Check out our Events page for details of forthcoming sporting, musical, artistic, seafood events as well as keeping tabs on when our markets are operating and where.

23 and 24 September is the Quandamooka Festival main event, Kunjiel (Corroboree) weekend. Kunjiel is a 2 day festival event celebrating Indigenous music, dance, arts and culture in Goompi (Dunwich). It will be held at QYAC Campus, an 800m walk from the Stradbroke Flyer One Mile docking. It’s right in Brisbane’s backyard and the main event of Queensland’s Quandamooka Festival. Come on over and enjoy a great weekend.

30 September, as part of the Quandamooka Festival, come to Amity and learn above the wonderful wild dolphins that visit regularly. It is important we don't feed our wild animals and mammals  ... come over and learn why this is so. See website for further details

Salt Water Murris are running painting workshops at the gallery for visitors to Minjerribah every Saturday from now to the end of September.  

Participants will learn from local Quandamooka artist Martin Karklis about traditional Aboriginal painting techniques, symbols, contemporary trends, Jandai words and how our stories are told through our art. Participants can tell their story through their own piece of artwork and take it home as a memento of their visit to Minjerribah.

When: Saturday's June to September.  Workshops start at 10am and finish at 11.30am.
Cost: $50 adults, $25 children
All materials provided including flat 350mmx350mm canvas.
To book email saltwatermurris-q@bigpond.com
**All children must be accompanied by an adult.