Indigenous Knowledge Centres
Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) are owned, managed and staffed by local Aboriginal councils or the Torres Strait Island Regional Council. The State Library of Queensland funds and facilitates the establishment of these Centres, and provides ongoing support through staff training and delivery of programs to sustain knowledge transfer.
There is a network of 22 IKCs in remote and regional communities: across Cape York, the Northern Peninsula. Area, the islands of the Torres Strait, Central Queensland and at Cherbourg in South East Queensland.
- empower communities through new technologies, literacy and learning
- embrace local knowledge, culture and heritage
- share experience from a rich and dynamic Indigenous world...keeping culture strong for generations.
Cape York and the Northern Peninsula Area
Badu (Mulgrave Island)
Boigu (Talbot Island)
Dauan (Mt Cornwallis Island)
Erub (Darnley Island)
Kiriri (Hammond Island)
Iama (Yam Island)
Kubin Village, Moa Island (Banks Island)
Mabuiag (Jervis Island)
Poruma (Coconut Island)
The Directory of Queensland public libraries gives more information for each IKC.