$40,500 to Borroloola School
Bangarra Dance Workshop
This grant provides funds for the Bangarra Dancers to work with the school to engage in cultural dance, stagecraft ad storytelling activities.
$12,000 to Borroloola School
Growing our Culture program
This grant provides for gifts for senior people who participate in cultural activities at the school.
$300,681 to Artback NT
Remote Arts and Cultural Program
A further three years funding to support the employment of a Remote Arts and Culture Program Coordinator to coordinate cultural programs.
$98,000 to Parks and Wildlife
Limmen National Park protection of rock art sites
Extending on from the successful project undertaken in 2015, this project will focus on rockart site protection, training and recording, and will also include minor archaeological works in the Limmen National Park.
$23,205 to MAWA
Robinson River Historical Project
This project will collate ancestral knowledge and history passed on to the current Garrawa community to share knowledge and history and potential tourist interest in the Robinson River Community.
$60,000.00 to National Trust
Upgrade of Old Police Station
Upgrade of the facility for the upcoming anniversary to create a space for events and displays.
$42,773 to Parks and Wildlife
Rock Art Protection
This grant was provided for the protection of Aboriginal art sites in the Limmen National Park. The program employed local Indigneous people to work alongside of Parks and Wildlife staff to identify and protect art sites of significance.
$91,300 to Artback NT
Borroloola Cultural Events & Arts Engagement Officer
This grant provided of the continuing employment of a Cultural Events & Arts Engagement Officer. This grant extends on the previous three-year grant to enable the coordination of activities in the community to continue.
$123,010 to Mabunji
Knowledge Centre & Keeping Place Phase III
This project provided extended the progress made in Phase I & II to carry out the consultation and planning required for a cultural centre to store and share with the community and visitors the collection of cultural materials and digital resources for the Yanyula, Garrawa, Mara and Gurdanji community.
$88,880 to Mabunji
The songbook provided a resource as an ongoing collection of nonceremonial songs and related knowledge of Yanyuwa, Marra, Gurdanji and Garrawa peoples honouring their ancestors and connections to country. The songbook is a full colour book with a DVD of audio songs and short films. The book is available for purchase at the Waralungku Arts Centre.
$41,535 to Monash University
The Garrawa Stone Country Rock Art Project
This project commenced the recording of rock art sites (cultural heritage) on Garrawa country. The project worked with senior Garrawa Traditional Owners as well as engaging the younger generation in the recording and sharing of culturally significant rock art. The Elders introduced the younger generation to the sites where they used modern technology to preserve and transmit this knowledge.
$61,430 to Mabunji
Sharing and Keeping Place
This project provided seed funding for six months to carry out the consultation and planning required for a cultural centre to store and share with the community and visitors the collection of cultural materials and digital resources for the Yanyula, Garrawa, Mara and Gurdanji community.
$16,500 to Mabunji
This two-volume set will be one of the largest documentations of any Indigenous
language in Australia. Volume 1 includes a general history of Yanyuwa people
and language as well as a large number of bilingual interlinear texts covering
an array of historical subjects. The second volume contains the dictionary
and grammar proper. The two volumes can work together or as independent
$150,000 to Artback NT
Arts Development and Touring
A three-year program designed to help create new and revitalise existing cultural festivals in the Region celebrating the diversity of traditional Indigenous dance.
$194,310 to Mabunji and Waralungku Arts Centre
Gulf Country Musecology
Following on from the success of the Song Peoples Sessions in 2011 and 2012 the project further extended to continue working with the four language groups as both singers and producers to record the traditional songs of their communities.
$79,288 to Barkly Regional Arts Inc
Song Peoples Sessions
An Innovative Indigenous cultural maintenance and language preservation project that recorded the traditional songs of the four local language groups and produced
them into contemporary recordings for both archival purposes and the enjoyment
$25,000 to Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Centre
Booonu Boonu Festival
Support for the expansion of the 2011 NAIDOC Celebrations to include the Boonu Boonu Festival as the only traditional indigenous dance festival in the Northern Territory.
$50,000 to Waralungku Arts Centre
Mabunji Waralungku Arts Exhibition
Assistance to local artists to exhibit Paintings, prints and wooden sculptures which featured in an exhibition at the Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery in London in July 2011.
$5,000 to Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Centre
Support the costs associated with the delivery of the NAIDOC festival program in 2010 as an important annual celebration of indigenous cultural heritage.
The Gulf Country Songbook.
Shellie Morris and the Borroloola Songwomen.
The launch of the Gulf Country Songbook in Borroloola in 2015.