The Nywaigi Peoples openly invite locals and visitors to come to the award winning Mungalla Station for a celebration of nature, culture and the Hinchinbrook Way at the inaugural event; On Country Saturday 23 September from
On Country, is a free event featuring lots of activities perfect for families. The event also brings together some of Hinchinbrook’s most unique and renowned cultural activities and experiences. These
Jacob Cassady, Director of Mungalla Aboriginal Business Corporation said ‘On behalf of the Nywaigi people and Mungalla Station I would like to extend a warm invitation to everyone within the region and beyond to join us for On Country. This event will celebrate our way of life, the indigenous culture of the region and showcase the local products and experiences which are available in our beautiful part of the world.’
Hinchinbrook Shire Council Mayor Ramon Jayo said ‘On Country is a fantastic opportunity to see the great work happening at Mungalla station and more broadly celebrate the Hinchinbrook Way. We hope to see you and your family at the very first On Country celebration.’
A range of food and drink will be available on the day, including the iconic Mungalla Station Kuppmurri lunch which features a range of local Hinchinbrook produce, including Bellasato Heritage Breed Sommerlad Chickens and Jourama Farms Gourmet Mushrooms cooked in a traditional underground style. Bookings are essential for the Kuppmurri lunch, with tickets costing $20 per Adult or $15 for Children under 14. Tickets are available from www.townsvilletickets.com.au.
There will also be two unique tours running throughout the day.
There will also be hourly tours through the Mungalla Station Homestead to experience the amazing Captive Lives Exhibition.
- Entry to On Country is FREE
- To book the iconic Kuppmurri lunch, please visit Townsville Tickets
- Tickets for tours can be purchased on the day or pre-purchased from Townsville Tickets
- To find out more about the On Country event please visit the What’s On calendar on The Hinchinbrook Way website.