Mar 24, 2018

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Special start in Fraser Island for GC2018 Queen's Baton Relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) has started day 90 on Fraser Island (K’gari), the largest sand island in the world. Joined by community members and tourists, local batonbearers David Anderson and Nai Nai Bird carried the Queen’s Baton down the World Heritage Listed stretch of sand at Eurong Beach.

Nov 21, 2017

Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

Nai Nai Bird to be Commonwealth Games Torch Bearer

Nai Nai Bird has been selected to represent the Butchulla people by carrying the Commonwealth Games torch on K'gari (Fraser Island) in April 2018.

Sep 12, 2017

SBS On Demand

Around The Campfire - K'gari A Custodial Perspective

K’Gari (Fraser Island) is the traditional homeland of the Butchulla People. A World Heritage destination, K’Gari (meaning paradise) has been associated with tourism and intercontinental trade for thousands of years. Aunty Nai Nai Bird of the Wonamutta Clan takes us on a guided tour of the Island to explore the local Butchulla history and cultural significance of some of today’s most popular tourism beauty spots.  (Only available for viewing in Australia)

Sep 04, 2016


Butchulla Elder Shares Secrets to Living off the Land

A Land for Wildlife meeting at Gunalda sponsored by the Gympie Regional Council and the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee heard from an expert, Butchella elder Nai Nai Bird.

Nov 13, 2014

Fraser Coast Chronicle

Newly Formed Corporation to Manage Fraser Island

FRASER Island will be managed and protected by a newly formed Prescribed Body Corporation following the historic decision to recognise the Butchulla people as traditional owners.

The PBC was selected by the Butchulla people and includes Kyleigh Currie, Christine Royan, Malcolm Burns, Fiona Foley, Nai Nai Bird and Jason Guy.

Nov 06, 2014

ABC News

Frser Island: Native Title Rights Granted to Indigenous People by Federal Court

Queensland's popular Fraser Island has been returned to its Indigenous people, with the Federal Court today granting native title rights.

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