Culture

Overview

The aim of the Culture Program is to support Gumala Members to participate in activities that contribute to preservation, sharing and practice of all aspects of Banjima, Yinhawangka and Nyiyaparli culture. The many cultural elements include but are not limited to heritage, country, kinship, language, traditions, hunting and gathering. The program will run from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Guidelines/Policy

Members may access these funds to help pay for the costs associated with any activities that contribute to preservation, sharing and practice of the Banjima, Yinhawangka and Nyiyaparli culture. Activities can include language teaching or recording, history or heritage knowledge sharing, stories and songs sharing/recording, hunting and gathering, connecting to family or country.

Activities will usually be on country but are not limited to it and must be clearly stated on the application form.

A tax invoice, quote or supporting statement must be sourced and sent to Gumala with the program application form. Payments will be made directly to suppliers.

Supporting Documents

  1. Program application form
  2. Tax invoice or quote

Items available under the program

  1. Food (for activity – limit $500)
  2. Camping equipment
  3. Travel and accommodation (if travelling on country)
  4. Publishing costs
  5. Recording material costs
  6. Other requests will be considered at GAC’s discretion

Items NOT available under the program

  1. Vehicle repairs
  2. Vehicle registrations

Gumala is committed to maintaining and respecting cultural protocol and acknowledges the use of member images throughout the website. If at any time you become aware that an image exists on this website that should be removed for cultural purposes, please contact the office on (08) 9188 4500 as soon as possible