Traditional owners

Butchulla dance
Butchulla people performing a traditional dance on K’gari.

Traditional Owner groups within the Great Sandy Biosphere embrace and live their culture.

They are: Bailai, Butchulla, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang, Jinibara, Kabi Kabi, and Taribelang Bunda Traditional Owner groups

From Ancestors past to children present, they belong to the land. Traditional Owners respect and connect, both spiritually and physically, to all aspects of Country.

Partners in the Great Sandy Biosphere acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land, and pay respect to their elders past, present and emerging.