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Our Community

Waylene Currie

Director

Brendan Knight

Cultural Consultant

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My name is Brendan Knight and I lead the Mununjali Ngari Dance group which is based in Beaudesert Qld.
We offer a traditional experience of songs and dance for various events within our region. I’m also a cultural heritage coordinator for Danggan Balun native title and work as a cultural advisor and liaison for various local businesses, schools and regional councils.

Chloe Rainbow

Mununjali Artist

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Minyaghu my Name is Chloe Rainbow, I am A Mununjali woman, living on Mununjali Country (Beaudesert). I am a descendant from the Fogarty Blood Line. I have been doing art since I was a little girl and only just recently have, I began my journey on sharing my art and storytelling within my community. I paint, draw and continue to grow all other forms of art including craft. when I paint, it ignites the passion in my soul. My art tells the stories of my Ancestors and country. by continuing the old ways of storytelling, it allows me to continue to pass on knowledge to the next generation.

Elizabeth Vinson

Unique Kare Support (Disability support)

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My name is Liz, I am a loving mother to two beautiful children, I have recently just started my own business called unique Kare support. Providing support services to people who have a disability and the elderly. I am very passionate about my work, and I'm always looking to grow and learn new things to be able to provide the best support to my clients.

Germaine Paulson

Cultural Consultant

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Jingi walla.
My name is Germaine Paulson and I’m a proud Mununjali/Wulli Wulli man.
I’m currently employed by Firesticks Alliance in a role where I feel great privilege in walking Country with Elders and mob to assist in returning their cultural burning practises for Country. This work has been an awakening experience for myself within my own journey as it’s given me a live demonstration of how healing Country helps heal people.
I’ve always worked to support our community in different roles but always with the objective of strengthening our community, country and people.

Jane Yettica

Indigenous Engagement Consultant | Communications | Storyteller | Social Media Management

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Jane Yettica (she/they) is a proud Minyungbal Yugambeh, Dunghutti and South Sea Islander person, with strong ties to their cultures and communities. Jane is a Indigenous Engagement Consultant, Communications Specialist and Podcaster.
She has extensive experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement, communications and project management. As a consultant, Jane supports her clients to enhance their relationships with First Nations communities through genuine connections, practical solutions and a holistic approach to co-design strategies and programs and much more...

Kaylah Coghill

Yagara Artist

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I am a Yagara Koenpul woman. I am a performing, visual and recording artist. I teach workshops on art, music and language. I work with the community on various projects including NAIDOC, food and music festivals, murals and song writing.

Mununjali Housing and Development company limited

Housing| Aged Care | Family support

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Mununjali Housing and Development Company Ltd is the umbrella for Jymbi (Family) Centre, Jymbilung House Home and Community Care and the Mununjali Pace Program. Mununjali Housing became a company in 1994, after starting as Beaudesert Aborigines and Islander Cooperative Society in 1974. This society still exists as an entity, however is solely run by Mununjali under a Memorandum of Understanding towards an “intended line of action” (“Memorandum of Understanding”, 2010). It is the Mission of Mununjali Housing and Development Company Limited to provide Housing, Aged Care & Wellbeing with Care.

Mununjali Ngari

Mununjali Dance Troupe| First Nations Cultural Dance Troupe

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Mununjali Ngari meaning Mununjali- Black soil people, Ngari- dance are a local First nations Dance troupe, offering opportunities to group or individuals in many different spaces an opportunity to learn and observe First Nations Story telling through song and dance. our practice has been around for more than 65,000 years and we are here today to show you that we are still a living culture. Mununjali Ngari takes commissions from near and far and offers workshops to all ages, for more information see contact details below.

Mununjali Traditional Elders

Consultation | Smoking Ceremonies | Welcome Ceremonies

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Jingeri we are the Traditional Mununjali Elders. Our vision is to culturally connect with our Mununjali and broader community closing the gap through making ourselves available as cultural contact as elders regarding consultation and inclusive discussions around cultural engagement practices on country and ensuring that our Mununjali community are also included and informed. We have connections within our community through traditional welcomes which include Smoking, Didj and Welcome ceremonies, which have been done in many spaces and in different aspects.

Ramona Cavanagh

Visual Storyteller | Artist

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I am a Minyungbal/Yugambeh woman. My art is created with and from these knowledges. Working with individuals or companies to create an indigenous image and story reflecting their ideas. I also create paintings/images telling stories from my homelands.

Tarni Jane

First Nations Artist

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My name is Tarni Jane, I am a proud First Nations artist.
As a proud Mununjali and Wiradjuri woman, my art is a reflection of my cultural heritage, beliefs, and the connection I have with my ancestral lands. I believe in the power of art to tell stories, to evoke emotions, and to preserve traditions. With each piece I create, I aim to honour the spirit of my people and to bring their stories to life.
My work is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary elements, representing the past, present, and future of my culture.

Yilay

Australian Aboriginal Indigenous Clothing | Clothing Production

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Yilay is about bridging the cultural knowledge gap between corporate Australia and the broader Indigenous community. We use Indigenous artwork as an educational and engagement tool to help educate corporates and mainstream Australia on Indigenous values, beliefs, cultural practices and protocols. With every job, we produce stories from the artist, this enables us to showcase and respect the cultural knowledge and vision the artist is trying to portray. 100% Indigenous owned and 100% Indigenous operated business.

The people that make up our community