Binbi Wadyabay: Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum

16th and 17th May 2018 – Rockhampton

Dreamtime Cultural Centre, 703-751 Yaamba Road, Parkhurst QLD 4700
Registration: $160.00

Registrations close on the 1st of May 2018.

To register please follow this link. There are a limited number of free registration spaces available for community members.

The program will include hands-on workshops, presentations and discussions around the formation of a Queensland Languages Policy.

Some of the highlights will be:

  • Our Land Song workshop – an opportunity to share the song in your language.
  • Language immersion cooking class – learn to cook with instructions in Kalaw Kawaw Ya.
  • Pronunciation workshop – learn how to correctly pronounce the sounds of our languages.
  • Young Champions – hear from our inspiring young language champions.

A detailed program will be made available once all presenters are confirmed.

Our Land Song

We’d love all of you to participate in the song workshop. To be able to share your song on the day please translate it into your language prior to attending the forum.


Here forever
Here forever
My country shines
Look and see this beautiful country
And our beautiful friends.

Please email us for a copy of the lyrics and backing track.

We have reserved all available rooms at the Capricorn Hotel, please mention that you are attending the forum for the conference room rate.

If you are unable to secure accommodation there we suggest:
Glenmore Palms Motel
Kortes Resort
Glenmore Hotel Motel

In the event that we are able to access additional funding, please email Annalee Pope if you would like financial support to attend.