Month: October 2015

Wellesley man – o’ – wars

At the northern point of the Wellesley Island Archipelago in the Gulf of Carpentaria, you will find the remote Island community of Gununa and the windswept offices of Mornington Shire Council. The weathered exterior – an unlikely place to find a progressive and predominately indigenous…

NAIDOC keeps culture strong

Mornington Shire Council orchestrated an unforgettable NAIDOC featuring Mr Sean Choolburra. Council collaborated with RFDS, Gununamanda Store, Junkuri Laka, Mirndiyan Arts, PCYC, Save the Children, Jobfind, Mission Australia, Rural Fire Brigade, Mornington Island Ambulance and Queensland Police to bring the Mornington Island community a deadly NAIDOC 2015. Read full story

Comp reaches 13,000 views

A picture featuring a family pet, his nose drifting across the lily scents of Mornington Island dam in the Gulf of Carpentaria, has won the September Photo Competition. The image captured by Tuvili Uluilakeba celebrates the understated friendship between an animal and man in the…