First Nations Support

On Campus 

Nyombil Indigenous Support Centre 

The Nyombil Centre provides academic and cultural support assisting Indigenous students with the unique challenges, in particular related to cultural differences, they may face in moving from remote communities and undertaking the new challenge of University study.

Academically the centre assists students with their transition into the higher education environment, understanding University policy and supporting their progression. Culturally the centre promotes engagement by assisting students and the University to connect with the local Indigenous community. 

 You can contact either Jason or Narelle from the Nyombil centre via the information below: 

Jason Murray
Manager Nyombil Centre
+61 7 5595 5617
[email protected] 

Narelle Urquhart
Indigenous Cultural Support Officer
+61 7 5595 5616
[email protected] 

Off Campus

Kalwun Development Corporation 

The Kalwun Development Corporation is a local organisation aiming to provide a holistic approach to Indigenous welfare and services. 

They strive to provide people equitable, reasonable and justifiable access to affordable housing and housing support, primary health care and dental services, aged care and disability programs and support, protection services for young people and children, support for parents and families, educational initiatives and emergency relief assistance. 

They also aim to ensure that the community maintains strong connections to shared cultural heritage and that the whole community has a level of respect and an appreciation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history. 

Level 1, 14 Cassia Drive
Varsity Lakes QLD 4227
PO Box 2588 Burleigh Waters QLD 4220
Phone (07) 55 783 434