Gummingurru Aboriginal historical site

One of Australia's most important historical Aboriginal sites

The Gummingurru stone arrangement is estimated to be around 4000 years old. 

In the country of the Jarowair Aboriginal people, this site is an Aboriginal Bora (or ceremonial) site and was used as a men’s initiation site until about 1890.

It was also a site where different tribal groups met on their way to the Bunya Nut Festival.

In 2008 the Gummingurru land was handed back to the Gummingurru Aboriginal Corporation (GAC). The traditional custodians now care for Gummingurru and are reviving the cultural knowledge of this place and rediscovering stone arrangements that have been buried in the soil.

The Jarowair custodians have opened the site to all Australians to visit and undertake a range of Aboriginal culture and heritage learning activities.

The site can be booked for school and tour groups as well as community events.

A nominal visitor fee applies.

1 Old Homebush Road, Meringandan.

Located about 25 km north-west of Toowoomba.

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To book a visit, contact Conrad Bauwens on 0417 163 781.

Gummingurra website.