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Our History


We are saltwater people

Gudjuda Reference Group Aboriginal Corporation was established in 1999 to support six Traditional Owner groups Bindal, Juru, Ngaro and Gia, Birri & Jannga with cultural heritage and native title.

Over time the three Traditional Owner groups Birri, Jannga & Juru established and founded their own organizations through their Native Title prescribed body corporates (PBC).  

Gudjuda became a not-for-profit Indigenous social enterprise with a focus on employment and training. Gudjuda also supports Traditional Owner groups in the Burdekin NRM region in land and sea country management.

Gudjuda has a training centre and two offices based at the Home Hill showgrounds. 

 Gudjuda delivers various Indigenous employment and land and sea management projects.  These include:

  • Gudjuda Land and Sea Rangers Program
  • Gudjuda Café and Cultural Centre
  • Juru Walk and Bush tucker experience
  • Gudjuda Market garden and nursery
  • Gudjuda Work for the Dole Program
  • Skilling Queenslanders for Work Program