Going back to the future to tackle Tilapia threat

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...
Traditional Owners Grants

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...
Grant funds recording of Indigenous history

Grant funds recording of Indigenous history

Grant funds recording of Indigenous history at Murdering Lagoon Murdering Lagoon, as the name suggests, has a dark history. Located on Vine Creek Station, south of Charters Towers, it was the scene of some brutal killings in 1864, an account of which is written in a...
Recording traditional knowledge

Recording traditional knowledge

Traditional ecological knowledge and land management techniques can play a key role in protecting our natural resources. In 2011, NQ Dry Tropics made an online cultural database  available for Traditional Owners in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region to collate knowledge....