Bana Yirriji Art Centre is located in Wujal Wujal Community, Far North Queensland. The Centre opened in 2011 and is situated alongside the spectacular Bloomfield River, and is a short walk (1.5kms) from the famous Wujal Wujal Falls.
Bana – meaning water
Yirriji – describes the running waters between Bloomfield River Bridge & Wujal Wujal Falls
Bana Yirriji Art Centre is hosted by Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council and is a 100% community owned and governed not-for-profit social enterprise. Artists receive 60% of the artwork sale price; the remainder is reinvested back into the Art Centre to fund arts and cultural projects such as trips to country, creative workshops and kids’ programs. The Centre also trains and employs local community members and is a great source of community pride.