Project in Stradbroke Island not representing Aboriginal heritage

The community in North Stradbroke Island is outraged that the Queensland government and the Quandamooka Yoollooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation installed a 15-metre long whale skeleton in the lookout.

According to the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, humpback whales have a connection with their cultural heritage.

However, all the community in the island, including the Aboriginal community, say the project has just brought grief to the area, and they think the project is mocking of the true Aboriginal cultural heritage in the island.

Produced By: William McLean

Featured In Story: Mark Jones – Owner of Straddie Adventures and protest organiser

First aired on The Wire, Friday, 3 September 2021

DATE POSTED
Thursday 2nd of September, 2021

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