The whale on the hill


By Heather Anderson

Minjerribah beach

The proposed Whale on the Hill structure at Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island) has been dividing communities for over a year

Protesters have been camped on the proposed site since February 2021, blocking construction and fighting for cultural and environmental conservation.

Locals are divided, communities are split, and, after more than 12 months of debate, there’s no compromise or agreement in sight.

Monique Mita took a deep dive into this complex issue.