Storyplace - Mudjimba Island

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Legend of Maroochy (Series) 'The Forming of Mudjimba' by Franki Birrell

The story of Mudjimba Island shared by elders, historians, poets, musicians and other community keepers of knowledge. Known locally as 'Old Woman Island', Mudjimba Island features prominently in the Dreamtime story of Coolum, it is the site of many a wonderful fisherman’s tales and its visible layers of soft, light-coloured sandstone date back to the Jurassic age (approximately 190 million years old). Meet at Power Memorial Park to hear and share your stories of Mudjimba Island. Featuring Brent Miller (Gubbi Gubbi) and other local keepers of knowledge.

Do you have a story to share about Mudjimba Island? We are currently collecting and recording stories as part of the STORYPLACE project. Selected stories will be available for download now and into the future. Spoken word, poetry and music based submissions are all welcome.

Submit your stories HERE!

This is an outdoor event - please bring a hat, sunscreen and drinking water.

 


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