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Gwoonwardu Mia Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre is a multipurpose centre that celebrates the culture and country of the five Aboriginal language groups of the Gascoyne Region. Based in Carnarvon, the centre has worked with people from each of the local language groups to celebrate and share their stories and culture. 


  • Jardilunji Mia: A new training cafe at Gwoonwardu Mia launches

    Gwoonwardu Mia, a recognised cultural hub of the region, dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of the five language groups of the Gascoyne, is thrilled to announce the official opening of Jardilunji Mia. The name, derived from the local Yinggarda language, translates to ‘eating house,’ and it serves as an emblematic establishment dedicated…

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  • Gwoonwardu Mia’s Burrowing Bee Community Day a buzz

    In celebrating nature’s tiny heroes, Gwoonwardu Mia has launched an engaging new interactive experience centred around the Mungurragurra Burrowing Bee. The initiative was inaugurated on the occasion of the highly anticipated Mungurragurra Burrowing Bee Community Day on 24 June. Visitors to Gwoonwardu Mia can now immerse themselves in the enchanting world of the Mungurragurra Burrowing…

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  • Untouchable Stories of the Gascoyne

    Untouchable Stories of the Gascoyne

    Gwoonwardu Mia launched two new exhibitions in the permanent exhibition of Burlganyja Wanggaya: Old People Talking 27 May 2023. The two new experiences included an audio exhibit called Untouchable Stories of the Gascoyne and a state-of-the-art touch table which brings to life Gwoonwardu Ganyarra, the swirling waters of the Gascoyne. Untouchable Stories of the Gascoyne…

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1 week ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Jardilunji Mia wishes to advise the Cafe at Gwoonwardu Mia will be closed today and tomorrow ✨ 

Gwoonwardu Mia is still open and welcoming visitors and the community. Come and experience the interpretive centre and browse our gallery shop from 9.30am to 3.30pm. #GwoonwarduMia

Jardilunji Mia wishes to advise the Cafe at Gwoonwardu Mia will be closed today and tomorrow ✨

Gwoonwardu Mia is still open and welcoming visitors and the community. Come and experience the interpretive centre and browse our gallery shop from 9.30am to 3.30pm. #GwoonwarduMia
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3 weeks ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Important Notice: Due to the heatwave warning in WA, were closing a bit earlier today and tomorrow at 2.30pm. Our main foyer doesnt have air conditioning, and the wellbeing of our staff and visitors is our top priority. Stay cool and hydrated! 💙 #GwoonwarduMia #Carnarvon

Important Notice: Due to the heatwave warning in WA, we're closing a bit earlier today and tomorrow at 2.30pm. Our main foyer doesn't have air conditioning, and the wellbeing of our staff and visitors is our top priority. Stay cool and hy#GwoonwarduMiao#carnarvon#Carnarvon See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Important Notice: Due to forecasted extreme heat in Carnarvon, Gwoonwardu Mia will be closed today. With no main air conditioning in our foyer, we prioritise the health and safety of visitors and staff. We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Stay cool and hydrated! ☀️ #GwoonwarduMia

Important Notice: Due to forecasted extreme heat in Carnarvon, Gwoonwardu Mia will be closed today. With no main air conditioning in our foyer, we prioritise the health and safety of visitors and staff. We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Stay cool and hydrated! ☀️ #GwoonwarduMia See MoreSee Less

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Take care everyone, and stay cool.

4 weeks ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Join the WA DAY festivities at Gwoonwardu Mia! 🎉 Were inviting stallholders, service providers, and entertainers to be a part of the celebration on 3 June 2024, from 10am to 2pm. 

Express your interest by emailing us at gwoonwardumia@museum.wa.gov.au. Expressions close on 24 May 2024! #WADay #GwoonwarduMia

Join the WA DAY festivities at Gwoonwardu Mia! 🎉 We're inviting stallholders, service providers, and entertainers to be a part of the celebration on 3 June 2024, from 10am to 2pm.

Express your interest by emailing us at gwoonwardumia@museum.wa.gov.au. Expressions close on 24 May 2#wadayW#GwoonwarduMiaduMia
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Interested!!

I think you may have two different email addresses in this post? Which is the correct one?the one of the poster is different to the one in the post!

1 month ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Discover the fascinating Aboriginal heritage and culture of the region at Gwoonwardu Mia, where 6701 locals can explore for free! 

If you have family and friends visiting during the summer school holidays, its a must-visit experience. ✨ #GwoonwarduMia

Discover the fascinating Aboriginal heritage and culture of the region at Gwoonwardu Mia, where 6701 locals can explore for free!

If you have family and friends visiting during the summer school holidays, it's a must-visit experienc#GwoonwarduMiaduMia
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1 month ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Dont forget, this Tuesday Devinia will be back delivering Weaving Workshops from 10am to 12pm 🧵✨

Limited spaces available; kids must be accompanied by an adult. To book your spot, call (08) 9941 1989. Dont miss out! 🌟 

#WeavingWorkshops #GwoonwarduMia #CreativeKids

Dont forget, this Tuesday Devinia will be back delivering Weaving Workshops from 10am to 12pm 🧵✨

Limited spaces available; kids must be accompanied by an adult. To book your spot, call (08) 9941 1989. Don't miss out!#weavingworkshopss#GwoonwarduMiad#creativekidseKids
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1 month ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Good night from Kuwinywardu, Carnarvon 🩶✨ 

@epictraveloz captured this incredible photo of the night sky along the coast of Carnarvon ✨ 

You can now experience guided tours Stargazing and Astro Tours with Wooramulla Journeys from Carnarvon. #GwoonwarduMia

Good night from Kuwinywardu, Carnarvon 🩶✨

@epictraveloz captured this incredible photo of the night sky along the coast of Carnarvon ✨

You can now experience guided tours Stargazing and Astro Tours with Wooramulla Journeys from Carnarvon. #GwoonwarduMia
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1 month ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
Did you enjoy the Weaving Workshops with Devinia last Tuesday? ✨🧵 Well, you’re in for a treat. They’re back this Tuesday, 23 January from 10am to 12pm. 

Devinia Wainwright will guide kids in this creative experience. Limited spaces available; kids must be accompanied by an adult. To book your spot, call (08) 9941 1989. Dont miss out! 🌟 

#WeavingWorkshops #GwoonwarduMia #CreativeKids

Did you enjoy the Weaving Workshops with Devinia last Tuesday? ✨🧵 Well, you’re in for a treat. They’re back this Tuesday, 23 January from 10am to 12pm.

Devinia Wainwright will guide kids in this creative experience. Limited spaces available; kids must be accompanied by an adult. To book your spot, call (08) 9941 1989. Don't miss out! 🌟

#WeavingWorkshops #GwoonwarduMia #CreativeKids
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1 month ago
Gwoonwardu Mia
The colours of Gathaagudula, Shark Bay 🩵🧡
 
Don’t forgot to visit Gwoonwardu Mia when you next visit the region to learn about the Aboriginal heritage and history of the region. ✨

Captured by @mel.k.campbell while visiting the Gascoyne region 🧡 #GwoonwarduMia

The colours of Gathaagudula, Shark Bay 🩵🧡

Don’t forgot to visit Gwoonwardu Mia when you next visit the region to learn about the Aboriginal heritage and history of the region. ✨

Captured by @mel.k.campbell while visiting the Gascoyne region 🧡 #GwoonwarduMia
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Where is this???

Where the desert meets the ocean… beautiful!

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