Remote Indigenous communities are vital for our fragile ecosystems

Friday 13 March 2015
Indigenous rangers like Yugul Mangi senior women (from left to right) Edna Nelson, Cherry Daniels and Julie Roy, are crucial guardians of the outback environment. Photo: Emilie-Jane Ens.

Amid the questioning of government support for remote Aboriginal communities and what Prime Minister Tony Abbott called the “lifestyle choices” of those who live there, CBA Director Craig Mortiz and CBA members Emilie-Jane Ens and Jon Altman have highlighted the growing role of Aboriginal management of large areas of remote Australia.

Read the full article in The Conversation.

An edited version of article has also been used by The Alinytjara Wilurara Natural Resources Management Board to support and encourage the work being undertaken in remote communities by Aboriginal people.

 

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