Now you see him, now you don’t!

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. These little fellows masters at camouflage, you have to look very closely for him on the trunk of the tree!

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COVID-19 Risk Management Plan

02 July 2020
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease across Queensland, Gumburu Environmental Education Centre is working hard to maintain high standards in caring for our schools that continue to visit the centre. This includes the development of a COVID-19 Ma...

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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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Centre manager: Mr Tony O'Connor

Short Road
Paluma QLD 4816

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