The ‘Loud Thunder Cultural Trail’ and Jimboomba State School would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this land. This trail is built on Yugumbir land. Within this land are two traditional groups, Mununjali (Beaudesert) and Gugingin (Northern people- Jimboomba). Jimboomba is a traditional name, meaning – ‘Loud thunder (place where the sound ends), little rain’.
My respects go out to all of the unique and diverse nations of indigenous Australians. I trust that this trail respectfully highlights the importance of many sacred sites and traditions. It is extremely important that more people recognise the importance of sacred sites as more than a tourist attraction, but as a valuable piece of indigenous religion and tradition. This trail has been made to promote the education of people, to travel, to look, listen, learn and respect these amazing sites.
Artificial rockwork – John Butler.
Artificial fossils – Gregg Dreise.
Cave paintings – Uncle Reg Knox, Mayra Yarraga, Davina Kelly, Gregg Dreise.
Path construction – KDR, Bob Hall, Parents of our indigenous students, Clive Sheild (Principal).
Artefacts -Gregg Dreise, Joe Skeen and other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders and communities throughout our unique and diverse country.
Plants – Beaudesert Shire Council.
Website – Robyn Hills.
Assistance, guidance & finances – Jimboomba State School ASSPA Committee, Jimboomba State School P&C, Education Queensland, Dare To Lead Program.
Thank you, Clive Shield (Principal), Tony Vink (Deputy Principal) and Marianna Browne (Deputy Principal) for your belief and support.
Gregg Dreise - (Classroom, Culture Teacher and Kamilaroi Murri).