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School Visits

Our school incursions and visits are aimed at all students across all year levels. We provide age appropriate learning developed from local Aboriginal knowledge and delivered by local Aboriginal people. Our activities are educational, inclusive and fun.

By providing these cultural lessons to all students we hope to enhance their learning by providing knowledge from an Aboriginal perspective.

We have generic incursion plans for specific year levels but upon request we also mix and match any of the following workshops or activities to suit a specific part of curriculum study for the class or schools requirements.

Aboriginal Sciences encompass knowledge relating to chemistry, geology, physics, zoology, physiology, genetics, meteorology, astronomy, hydrology, nutrition and ecology.  Aboriginal Contributions to medicine, mining, ecology, archaeology, anthropology, exploration, zoology, botany, agriculture, nutrition, fire management, bio-security, ecology restoration, land management, water storage and management, environmental sustainability, reduction of atmosphere pollution and bio-geography.  Aboriginal Technologies such as the development of specialised tools, weapons, utensils, machines, clothing, blankets, torches, nets, traps, wells, weirs, farming, seed propagation, domestication of plants and seeds, storage of surplus grains including native rices/ millets/ grains/ flours/ seed/ moths and other edible produce.  Aboriginal Technologies such as the development of specialised tools, weapons, utensils, machines, clothing, blankets, torches, nets, traps, wells, weirs, farming, seed propagation, domestication of plants and seeds, storage of surplus grains including native rices/ millets/ grains/ flours/ seed/ moths and other edible produce.

  • NEW: Zoom

    • Webinars
    • Live Interactive Classes
    • Recorded Virtual Lessons
    • Virtual Tours
    • Distance Learning Programs
    • Online Cultural Learning Programs
    • Interactive Authentic Virtual Learning
    • Interactive Distance Classes
    • Child Protection Controls with Moderators in place

 

At Burragun we are committed to a safe working environment for all staff, children, families and the community.

 Our Policy is to be Proactive rather than Reactive: Prevention is an ongoing practice.

  • We always practice appropriate social distancing including during our incursion sessions.
  • Prior to all incursions all items are wiped down with disinfectant wipes, washed and properly cleaned.
  • We practice proper personal hygiene including regular hand washing, coughing and sneezing into disposable tissues. 
  • We practice the use of PPE where required.
  • If we have any flu like symptoms, we cancel all incursion bookings and self-isolate until we are well again. 
  • We do not attend bookings at centres or schools if we are unwell or have a temperature.
  • We have not been overseas.

 

NEW: Zoom Webinars

  • Webinars
  • Live Interactive Classes
  • Recorded Virtual Lessons
  • Virtual Tours
  • Distance Learning Programs
  • Online Cultural Learning Programs
  • Interactive Authentic Virtual Learning
  • Interactive Distance Classes
  • Child Protection Controls with Moderators in place

Lesson plans are provided for cultural incursions, these are designed for specific year levels and the curriculum requirements. We have generic lesson plans and also liaise with the school and teachers to provide specific age appropriate cultural learning to suit. We also mix and match any of the following activities and cultural learning activities upon request.

  • Traditional Tools and Utensils display and discussion
  • Traditional Aboriginal Foods and Medicines display and talk
  • Traditional Games – (age appropriate)
  • Aboriginal Culture and History explained and discussion
  • Cloak Design and Making -(Kangaroo or Possum Skins)
  • Spear and Woomera Design and Construction
  • Hunting Boomerang Design and Construction
  • Connection to Country
  • Conservation Environmental Care -Aboriginal perspectives
  • Totemic Beliefs
  • Aboriginal 8 ways of learning
  • Aboriginal Science
  • Aboriginal Art: river rocks, boomerangs or paper bark
  • Boomerang Throwing Demonstration and Lessons -(returning)
  • Boomerang Throwing Lessons for little ones -(soft foam very safe and fun)
  • Hunting Boomerang Throwing Demonstration and Lessons
  • Spear Throwing Demonstration and Lessons
  • Dreamtime Story telling (local stories)
  • Yugambeh Language lessons
  • Personal Stories
  • Dance Lessons
  • Songs
  • Music: Didgeridoo and Clap Sticks
  • Stone Tool Making
  • Traditional Dwelling Construction-(Gunyas)
  • Aboriginal Astronomy
  • Aboriginal Farming and Aquaculture
  • Traditional Fire Stick lessons
  • Weaving with Natural Fibres
  • Native Bee Hives installed with bees -(sting-less bees)
  • Traditional Healing
  • Traditional Medicines
  • Spirit Healing

Incursion Rates:

Anywhere outside of Brisbane and Gold Coast metropolitan areas of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales the price will be quoted upon application

  • $330. 1 hour
  • $430. 2 hours
  • $530. 3 hours
  • $630. 4 hours
  • $730. 5 hours
  • $830. 6 hours
  • Local Aboriginal family owned and run business.
  • Impeccable safety record due to stringent safety procedures.
  • Approved Education Queensland contractor with ‘One School ID’ number.
  • We have full comprehensive ‘Public Liability Insurance to 20 Million’ and provide a Certificate of Currency.
  • We provide ‘Risk Assessment and Management Matrix Forms’ for every session.
  • Current Blue and Yellow Cards: Qld and NSW.
  • Current First Aid and First Response Certificates
  • Current Police Check
  • Fully qualified Aboriginal cultural facilitator educator with 18 years experience in cultural education.
  • Certificate 4 Youth Worker
  • Experienced Health Worker
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