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People on Country, Healthy Landscapes and Indigenous Economic Futures

People on Country aims to transfer skills to land and sea management groups to address two major issues: how their activities are improving Indigenous well-being, and delivering better natural resource management on Aboriginal land and sea country.

Working in partnership with traditional owners and their land and sea management groups, the research aims to strengthen Caring for Country projects by sharing skills,developing local capacity, and assisting with evidence-based research that will better inform government policy and attract more government and private investments in Caring for Country projects.

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Post date: 26/02/2013

People On Country Annual Report 2012 — detailing the activities and outcomes of the fifth and...

Post date: 10/09/2012

Indigenous Women Rangers Talking - Sharing ideas and information about women rangers' work...

Post date: 21/02/2012

People On Country Annual Report 2011 — detailing the activities and outcomes of the fourth year...

Topical Issue 9/2011
Jon Altman
Seán Kerins
Janet Hunt
Emilie Ens
Katherine May
Susie Russell
Bill Fogarty

A version of this Topical Issue was provided as a submission to the Australian Government’s discussion paper...

Topical Issue 6/2011
Author(s): Jon Altman

A version of this Topical Issue was provided as a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into...

Topical Issue 6/2010
Author(s): Seán Kerins , Kirrily Jordan

This Topical Issue addresses the Australian Government’s draft Indigenous Economic Development Strategy (IEDS), with specific lessons learnt from...

Post date: 10/09/2012
Presented by: Jon Altman

Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in remote Australia have been empowered by...

Post date: 17/06/2011
Presented by: Jon Altman , Nicholas Biddle , Geoff Buchanan

This paper was presented by Jon Altman at the 'Social Science Perspectives on the 2008 National...

Post date: 23/03/2011
Emma Williams
Eileen Cummings

Abstract: The authors were commissioned by a branch of the NT Government to...

Post date: 18/05/2010

Seagrass-Watch aims to raise awareness on the condition and trend of nearshore seagrass...

Post date: 18/05/2010

Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - Working on Country...

Post date: 11/09/2009

The Guardian Report - Aboriginal fire management cuts CO2 in Australia by Dean Yibarbuk...

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