Episode 6: HEALING THROUGH DESIGNING WITH COMMUNITY AND COUNTRY
Gurriny Yealamucka means “good healing water” in the language of the Gunggandji Peoples. That’s what this building represents; health and wellbeing and a shared space that welcomes First Nations people and culture within the Yarrabah community in Far North Queensland.
Project type: New commercial build
Clients: Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service
Acknowledgement of Country
The Queensland Chapter and the Institute recognises the Traditional and Historical owners of Yarrabah. We pay our respects to Elders and community members, past, present and future.
Institute awards received
Gurriny Yealamucka Health and Wellbeing Centre also received three awards in the 2022 Far North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards with impressive commentary from the jury citations.
Regional Project of the Year
People’s Choice Award
Regional Commendation for Commercial Architecture
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