Aboriginal, News

Linking past and present at Premaydena

A traditional and contemporary relationship with the land and coast of Premaydena connects and binds members of the Parrdarrama Pungenna Aboriginal Corporation to the area known as Fergusons Bay. Providing food, water, traditional materials, a place to rest, swim and enjoy culture, this area has supported an Aboriginal connection spanning

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Aboriginal, News

Getting fired up in Cape York

In July 2017, NRM South supported Cathy Ransom, Ben Sculthorpe (weetapoona Aboriginal Corporation directors), John Easton, Craig Blake, Jayke Binns (pakana services) and Kris Schaffer (Bushfoods director) to attend a national fire workshop in Cape York. Essential to successful environmental management is understanding how fire can be both a destructive

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Aboriginal

Aboriginal Values and Fire Management Workshop

In October 2016, Victor Steffensen – an expert in traditional fire management – visited a number of key sites across Tasmania to discuss how fire could be used to heal country. At the same time, a video was put together to showcase the need for collaboration in building a united

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The Reconciliation Journey

The 27th of May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, incorporating two significant dates in advancing the rights of our nation’s Aboriginal peoples. The 27th of May is the anniversary of the landslide 1967 national referendum that gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres

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pakana services – Closing the Gap by opening up opportunities

The release of the 2016 Closing the Gap report into the circumstances of Indigenous Australians has presented a mixed outcome in how successfully key targets are being met. These targets focus on health, education and employment; recognised as essential drivers in addressing the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. While

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