Goorie Vision is an Indigenous owned and managed business specializing in traditional knowledge recording, film production, photography and multi-media training. Goorie Vision provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians the opportunity to tell their stories in a culturally appropriate manner and from an Indigenous perspective.
- To record the stories, history and culture of Indigenous Australia, the world’s oldest living culture, which is being lost at an rapid rate;
- To train communities how to record their own traditional knowledge, culture, history and contemporary life;
- To showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia to the world;
- To produce Indigenous educational resources for the nations’ schools;
- To undertake business using the highest principles of Indigenous protocol and preservation of Indigenous intellectual property rights; and,
- To help non-Indigenous Australia understand the diversity, complexity and richness of Aboriginal culture
Goorie Vision commenced business in April 2007 from an office base at Pomona in the northern Sunshine Coast region of Queensland. Since this time, Goorie Vision has built up a substantial client list of the likes of: National Archives of Australia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Education Queensland; Department of Environment and Resource Management; Fauna and Flora International (Qantas Foundation); National Indigenous Television; Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management Inc; Creative Regions Bundaberg; Sunshine Coast Regional Council; The Bundaberg Family Relationship Centre;
Goorie Vision uses a ‘state of the art’ professional editing suite and high definition broadcast quality video cameras, digital audio recorders and still cameras.
Luke Barrowcliffe’s Background
Goorie Vision’s director, Luke Barrowcliffe is a Butchulla man; Butchulla country extends from the Cooloola Coast to Burrum Heads and westward to Bauple Mountain including the iconic K’Gari (Fraser Island).
Over the years, Luke has been taught Aboriginal history, culture and traditions by many knowledge holders and elders around Australia.
In 2007 Luke graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Indigenous Studies-Communication from James Cook University and a Bachelor of Communications from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Luke has a decade’s experience in producing, directing, production management, camera operating, photography, sound recording, editing and a multimedia training.