Tag Archives: Traditional Owners

Going back to the future to tackle Tilapia threat

Traditional knowledge is being harnessed to fight the growing tilapia threat in the Lower Burdekin. NQ Dry Tropics and Traditional Owners are partnering to trial an indigenous technique that uses native plant material to capture fish without impacting water quality. A pilot project is about to begin, focused on removing the … Continue Reading ››

Charters Towers Traditional Owners focus on ways to record and archive their history

A workshop held in Charters Towers this week supported members of the local Gudjal Traditional Owner group to capture and archive key information about their country and cultural history.

The NQ Dry Tropics event,  funded through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, focused on ways of recording Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) such as elder … Continue Reading ››

Traditional Owners Grants

Traditional Owners Grants helping to protect land and preserve knowledge.

Five Traditional Owner groups in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region have been carrying out projects to manage landscapes and preserve cultural heritage thanks to NQ Dry Tropics’ Traditional Owner Grants programme.

The Jangga, Wiri, Gia, Birriah and Jagalingou groups have shared a total of … Continue Reading ››