Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC)
Our local IKC offers a broad range of activities for Hope Vale residents and anybody who passes through. Monitored Internet Access, History Acknowledged Foyer Area (works underway), Children’s Corner to keep the kids busy while mum, dad & nannies can relax and read a book in the airconditioning. We have a great IKC Coordinator to assist with any questions if needed and if she can’t help, she will point you in the direction of someone who can.
9:00am-3:00pm Monday – Thursday
Everyone is all welcomed to our Local Library to enjoy some relaxing quiet time. You can also access some of our educational material such as Books, Computers and iPad. We are more than happy to assist with all online queries including Centrelink navigation, printing of forms & any individual online support.
We also have memberships if anyone would like to borrow any latest books and DVDS.
You will find heaps of photos from past and present elderly and young children showcasing Hope Vale’s history, stories and music written in Guugu Yimithirr about Hope Vale when it was a Mission as well as many great stories from when Hope Vale locals left for Woorabinda until the time they returned home.
- After School Activities
- Arts and Craft
- Story Telling/Reading
- Language (Guugu Yimithirr) Quiz
Some of our programs we do with our local kids which they also love:
- Kindy kids visit the centre on a weekly basis every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 doing activities such as Reading, painting and play based learning.
- Tech Savvy Seniors- Teaching our local senior community members some basic internet navigation and online technical support