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Outer Limits Adventure Centre

13 September 2018
The Paluma Adventure Centre has opened up right next door to Gumburu and offers a brand new High Ropes course along with a great range of other outdoor activities such as High Ropes, Rock Climbing, Challenge Course, Archery and more. They also offer addit...

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Mobile Phone Coverage at Paluma

10 September 2018
Telstra has constructed a mobile phone base station at Paluma as part of the Mobile Black Spot Programme. This means that mobile coverage is now available to Telstra customers across Paluma including any of the walking tracks that we use, which of course adds ...

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GET Training

23 February 2017
Gumburu Environmental Teachers (GET) recently gathered at Gumburu for two days at our annual training weekend.  The event provides an opportunity to any teacher that is interested in su...

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They're Poets and You Wouldn't Even Know It!

30 August 2016
The Year 5 OC class from St Joseph's Catholic School, The Strand have recently visited Gumburu and on their departure the students wrote and read out a couple of wonderful poems for us: Gumb...

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Columba Catholic College comes to Gumburu

01 July 2016
We recently had the Year 6 class from Columba Catholic College, Charters Towers with College Principal Mr Daniel McShea join us here in Paluma. Here is what Mr McShea thought of their stay a...

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Gumburu's Serpent Sculpture Blessing and Unveiling

19 May 2016
We have a fantastic new addition to our grounds at Gumburu, it is our new long awaited Rainbow Serpent Sculpture created by the very talented Townsville Sculptor Sue Tilley. The serpent weav...

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Gumburu Environmental Teachers

18 February 2016
We have just held a workshop at Gumburu for our fantastic Gumburu Environmental Teachers. This program trains teachers on site about the resources that we have at Gumburu, the environment su...

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Welcome to Gumburu in 2016

10 February 2016
The team are looking forward to welcoming you to Gumburu in 2016! We are finishing new building works and local sculptor Sue Tilley is currently constructing an amazing sculpture for our rainforest garden at the centre of the buildings… this spac...

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Now you see him, now you don’t!

10 February 2016
During our new construction work at Gumburu we had a surprise visit from a Northern Leaf-tailed Gecko. During the night, he fell into one of our post holes, you can see him in the red soil. ...

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Thanks from the Gumburu Team

27 November 2015
Thank you to all of our groups for their visits in 2015 including teachers, parents and students! I took over from Mr Bill Venn as centre manager at Gumburu in April after he retir...

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And a great time was had by all!

20 November 2015
We have just finished our last group for the year with a visit from the year four students at Our Lady of Lourdes School at Ingham, what a wonderful group of kids! It certainly has been...

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New works planned at Gumburu

16 November 2015
Our next camp will be Edmund Rice Camps on the 19th February next year but that doesn’t mean that we’ll be sitting around taking it easy. We’ll be catching up on maint...

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Welcome to our new website

15 November 2015
Well here we are folks, welcome to our brand new website take a look around! There is plenty of information to help you to prepare for great experience at Gumburu Environmental Edu...

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Centre manager: Mr Tony O'Connor

Short Road
Paluma QLD 4816

Kitchen: (07) 4770 8581

P: (07) 4770 8580
F: (07) 4770 8582