Tourism Operations Manager
Mangubadijarri (Mangu) is a proud Gangalidda man of the Gunnamulla clan. He grew up in Moungibi (Burketown). Mangu completed Year 12 at Abergowrie College before attending Bond University. He also recently completed an internship with the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mangu is passionate about showcasing the natural allure of his traditional lands, and as the Manager of both Yagurli Tours and the Burketown Visitor Centre he plays an important role in leading the charge to further open up the lower Gulf region to the benefits of a thriving and sustainable tourism industry.
Mangu believes that Indigenous owned and operated local tourism ventures provide the best opportunities for local people to secure both economic development and sustainable environmental management in their communities.