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Welcome to Yarrawarra in the homelands of the Garby Elders and the Gumbaynggirr people. Yarrawarra is located at Corindi Beach, midway between Coffs Harbour and Grafton on the Mid North Coast. Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre is surrounded by tranquil bushland, pristine beaches and abundant wildlife. Yarrawarra is home to a bush tucker cafe, a Regional Aboriginal gallery, and a functions centre that includes hostel style accommodation for up to 70 people.

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Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery


FROM OUR PLACEEagle - Georgina Altona :: Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre

 An Exhibition from Aboriginal Cultural Centres in NSW

NSW Aboriginal Culture Heritage and Arts Association Inc (ACHAA)

For the first time - Nine New South Wales Aboriginal owned cultural facilities have banded together to present an exhibition drawn from their collections.

September 7 - November 4

This exhibition is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural CentreYarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Wadjar Gallery opened in 1996 and is a cultural service supported by Australian Council for the Arts, Create NSW, Museums & Galleries NSW, and other funding bodies. The Gallery aims to be a centre of excellence in Aboriginal visual arts for the residents of and visitors to the mid North coast and Northern Rivers region to promote access to and the understanding and development of the Gumbaynggirr culture and coastal Aboriginal visual arts.

Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural CentreThe Gallery also has a wonderful range of locally produced gift lines
including woven fish, ceramics, jewellery, cards and smaller artworks.

The Gallery manages the Jalumbo (long time ago) Cultural Heritage collection
containing "outstanding expressions of traditional and contemporary north-eastern lowlands Gumbaynggirr culture." archaeologist Dee Murphy, 2012
The collections include:
- a canoe from the lake;
- range of ochres & diverse stone material approx 400 years old
- Arrawarra midden fish bone & shell materials
- collections from early fringe camps spanning late 19 & early 20th centuries
- photographs
- audio & video recordings
- books & reports

GALLERY OPEN HOURS

Weekdays  10 am - 4 pm   
Weekends  10 am - 1 pm  

CLOSED Monday



"THE CAFE" at YARRAWARRA Welcomes new managers and an exciting new menu!

NOW OPEN

Weekdays: 10 am -  2 pm
Weekends: 9 am - 2  pm

Bill (Nulla-Muthubudoo)Speedy and partner Judith Russell have moved to Corindi Beach from Dimboola Victoria to take on the bush tucker cafe at Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Bill is a Gwamu man from Bollon near Cunnamulla in  SouthWest Queensland.

Bill and Judith are passionate about promoting native foods.  "We are trying to create a menu that is sugar free and promotes the health benefits of eating native products with a focus on ethical native meats such as kangaroo & emu."  We believe that too many of our people suffer from Sugar Diabetes as there is far too much sugar present in our everyday foods.

Bush Tucker PlatterWHAT'S ON THE MENU?

  • Smoked Kangaroo salad
  • Kangaroo Burger
  • Pumpkin & native thyme soup
  • Bush Tucker Pies including Pepperberry Roo Lemon Myrtle Corcodile and quandong (native peach)
  • Lemon myrtle or wattle seed muffins
  • Bush Tucker platter (Selection of Crocodile/Emu/Kangaroo & native Dukkah)
  • Great Coffee and assorted native teas 

They are ambassadors for Outback Pride and use their products in "The Cafe".  Outback Pride supports approximately 3000 Indigenous people in farming and cultivation of native foods.

Bookings & enquiries
Ph:  02 6640 7105

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