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Celebrations mark 30th anniversary of handback of Nitmiluk

Publish Date: Sep 10, 2019

Hundreds are gathering at Nitmiluk National Park today to celebrate 30 years since Nitmiluk was handed back to Jawoyn traditional owners. It also marks the…

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Nitmiluk Festival Takes Flight - Let the festivities begin

Publish Date: 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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Bringing Bolung home

Publish Date: Aug 18, 2019

More than 30 years ago, Jawoyn artist Marnakolorlo Alice Mitchell used ochre paint on a sheet of masonite board to tell the story of Nitmiluk…

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Katherine region unites to celebrate 30 years of sharing Nitmiluk

Publish Date: 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

Publish Date: 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

Publish Date: 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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On country at Jarlarrworrporr

Publish Date: Jun 28, 2019

By Sylvia Maroney Jawoyn rangers, traditional owners and elder Gary Manbulloo visited Jarlarrworrporr in mid May to spend time on country, conduct early dry season…

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Protecting the Stone Country

Publish Date: Jun 25, 2019

The sandstone heath in Arnhem Land’s stone country is a fragile environment that needs sustained attention. In past decades, the West Arnhem and Kakadu region…

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