Robert Ah Wing

Robert was born on Kalkadoon traditional lands, known today as Mount Isa, where the Elders spoke Kalkatungu language. He has a Masters in Indigenous Language Education from the University of Sydney, and volunteers coordinating language programmes at the Logan City Library.

Let’s Talk Jinibara

Jinibara Elder Noel Blair, nephew Jason Murphy and Kalkadoon man Robert Ah Wing will lead an introduction to Jinibara, the language of the Woodford region.

Sun, Dec 29 9:00AM Talking Circle

Let’s Speak Gubbi Gubbi

Gubbi Gubbi Elder Lyndon Davis and Kalkadoon man Robert Ah Wing will lead an introduction to Gubbi Gubbi–the language of the Sunshine Coast.

Sun, Dec 29 1:00PM Talking Circle

International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 has been the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. A panel of Indigenous language experts will showcase their language activities and achievements, making suggestions for how individuals and organisations can act locally to support the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language workers into the future.

Sun, Dec 29 4:45PM GREENhouse

Yuggera Yari (Yuggera Talk)

Yuggera Elder, Gaja Kerry Charlton, and Kalkadoon man, Robert Ah Wing, will lead an introduction to Yuggera, the language of coastal and wider Brisbane.

Mon, Dec 30 9:00AM Talking Circle

Let’s Speak Wakka Wakka

Wakka Wakka woman Annabelle Pope and Kalkadoon man Robert Ah Wing will lead an introduction to Wakka Wakka. Come, sit, and listen while they share the Wakka Wakka language of the Burnett region.

Mon, Dec 30 1:00PM Talking Circle