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Funeral Notice Saturday, 19th October 2013 at 3pm

Publish Date: 15th October 2013

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The Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation and its staff express our deepest condolences and
sympathies to the family of Nabulanj Nabolmo Hardy and his community.

After a long period of illness, senior Bininj adviser, friend, father and husband, Nabulanj passed
away on the morning of Friday 4th of October at his beloved outstation of Djirrbiyuk (Whistleduck)
in Kakadu National Park.

Nabulanj was a loving husband, father and senior cultural figure.

A highly accomplished linguist, Nabulanj was especially devoted to educational reform and was
the key driver for the development of the Djidbidjidbi Residential College for local Aboriginal

His passing is of great significance and will be felt deeply by his family, the Corporation and the
people of the region.

The Mirarr and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation will host a funeral service and celebration of
the life of Nabulanj Nabolomo Hardy at 3pm on Saturday, October 19th at Djirrbyuk outstation.

Those wishing to convey sympathies or messages to the family can do so via Gundjeihmi
Aboriginal Corporation’s Facebook page:, email: or PO Box 245, Jabiru, 0886.

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