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Waanyi/Garawa Rangers

The traditional owners of the Waanyi/Garawa Aboriginal Land Trust (ALT) (also known as the Nicholson Block) are the Waanyi and Garawa peoples. The land trust is approximately 60 km from the coast in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria and abuts the Northern Territory/Queensland border, and is approximately 12,000 sq km in area.

 

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Waanyi/Garawa

 

Sources

Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts (NRETA) 2005. Northern Territory Bioregions: Assessment of Key Biodiversity Values and Threats, Northern Territory Parks and Conservation Masterplan, Northern Territory Government.

Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts (NRETA) 2005a. Northern Territory Parks and Conservation Masterplan, Northern Territory Government.

Northern Land Council. 2004. Environmental Management Status Reports for Aboriginal Lands in the Northern Land Council Region, A supporting document to the Caring for Country Strategy 2003 - 2006, Northern Land Council, Darwin, NT.

Northern Land Council. 2005. The Waanyi/Garawa Aboriginal Land Trust - A report to the traditional owners on the land management planning meeting held at Siegel Creek 2005, Northern Land Council, Caring for Country Unit, Darwin.

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