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History & Culture

There are lots of places to experience the rich culture of the Quandamooka people – the custodians of the land – and the shared history with the newcomers.

The cattle dip built by Bill North at Adder Rock about 1895 is believed to be the oldest known surviving European structure at Point Lookout.
Cultural Talks are available , to develop community awareness, recognition and respect for the Aboriginal cultural heritage of the Island.
The Dunwich Cemetery has graves from the early days of Queensland's European settlement, dating back to 1847.
Handmade on Minjerribah by Delvene Cockatoo-Collins - ceramics, textiles and prints; workshops for adults including collaborative textiles & weaving, and children's workshops in clay sea animals.
Created as a place for recording, preserving, communicating and teaching everybody, particularly the young, about the language and culture of Minjerribah and Moorgumpin.
Choose your perfect holiday accommodation on North Stradbroke Island.
As early as 1825 Point Lookout was seen as a potential site for a lighthouse. However, a lighthouse was not built until 1932.
The Polka Point midden is one of the largest on the Island. It contains shells of oysters, whelks, cockles and periwinkles, typical of middens found on the bay side of the island.
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Built in 1907, St Mark's Anglican Church was another integral structure of the Benevolent Asylum.
The old Myora Mission site now has a bush tucker garden trail.