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"Welcome to country"

Uncle Bob Anderson, Ngugi Elder from Mulgumpin (Moreton Island), Quandamooka and Aunty Jianna Richardson, Torres Strait Islander Elder from Mer (Murray Island) and Erub (Darnley Island), give visitors a "Welcome to Country" that sets the scene for the Dandiiri Maiwar experience.

In old times, strict protocols required that permission was needed to travel through the countries of other clan groups.

A welcome to country ensured that visitors had a safe and protected journey, and accepting a welcome indicated respect for the people and country being travelled over.

Dandiiri Maiwar follows and respects this tradition.

Dandiiri Maiwar - Welcome to country