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Nitmiluk Festival Takes Flight - Let the festivities begin

Sep 06, 2019

Like cicadas, after which Nitmiluk is named, the festival is taking flight. The 10-day festival includes an exploration of culture and history through an exhibition,…

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Katherine region unites to celebrate 30 years of sharing Nitmiluk

Jul 30, 2019

A festival to be held in the Katherine region will mark the 30th anniversary of the handback of Nitmiluk National Park to Jawoyn traditional owners.…

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Building new opportunities

Jul 24, 2019

New building and construction company Jawoyn Contracting has launched with a focus on boosting Indigenous employment and training in the region. The Katherine-based company established…

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New partnership to boost employment and training in central Arnhem

Jun 28, 2019

The Jawoyn Association and RISE Ventures have joined forces to deliver the Community Development Programme (CDP) and boost employment and training in the central Arnhem…

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War on Weeds: Fighting Gamba Grass

May 11, 2019

The Jawoyn Rangers have stepped up efforts to stop the invasive weed Gamba grass from spreading across the Katherine region and south Arnhem Land. Gamba…

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Banatjarl wimmun keep strong

Apr 15, 2019

Teaching young people about traditional bush foods and medicine is just one part of the Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup’s vision for the Jawoyn community. The…

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Burning season fires up early

Apr 01, 2019

The aerial prescribed burning program for Nitmiluk National Park has started early this year, due to an unusually dry wet season. Controlled “cool” burning in…

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Fire season consultations begin

Mar 13, 2019

Every year, when the Jawoyn Rangers begin to plan their annual fire management program, they hold meetings to consult with landowners and custodians. In early…

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