Two Fires Festival 2015

Carrying the flame of Judith Wright's passions …

Two Fires Festival 2015 - Carrying the flame of Judith Wright's passions …

Dhurga Rock – in Appreciation to…

FIRST THERE WAS THE VISION…
And very special thanks to the following individuals and groups who gave enthusiastic support and much appreciated advice in the very early stages of this project. Without this the Dhurga Rock may not be taking its place …

  • Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison and Noel Butler
  • Alisha at Batemans Bay Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Cath Moore, Michael Merrony, Tjanara Goreng Goreng, Jane Alquist, Mary Matthias, Tricia Ellis, Christine Wright, Royce Bucchannan and  Jackie French
  • St Bede’s Social Justice Group
  • Braidwood Life Centre
  • Braidwood Regional Arts Group
  • St Bede’s School
  • Braidwood Greens
  • Braidwood Central School
  • Braidwood and District Historical Society
  • Braidwood Heritage Society.

THEN THERE WAS THE FUNDING…
Grateful thanks to the following for understanding the vision and providing the material support needed to create the Dhurga Rock …

  • Braidwood Community Bank
  • NSW Govt Country Arts Support Funding
  • Braidwood Greens
  • Veolia Mulwaree Trust
  • St Bede’s Social Justice Group
  • Sir William Deane.

AND THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS …
Thanks to Palerang Council for approving our Development Application to place the Dhurga Rock where it needed to be, on public land in central Braidwood.

AND THEN, “TEAM DHURGA ROCK”…

  • Ian Marr & Noel Butler, our extraordinary artists whose work here will be admired for the next tens of thousands of years
  • George Hobart and Family who housed the Rock as it was worked on
  • David Potter, Structural Engineer, for his plans and genuine connection with the project
  • Gordon and Ben Pritchard, builders who seemed to me to work miracles, for their hard work, care and dedication to the Rock’s installation
  • Braidwood Rural and Building Supplies and Glenn Moon, for moving the Rock
  • and last but not least, Council staff involved with forms, inspections and approvals, for their pleasant and helpful manner as they eased our way through necessary Council requirements.

THANK YOU ALL!!!!
Julia Green 16th May 2015

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