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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Barunga Festival 2019

Publish Date: Jun 09, 2019

Keeping tradition alive, the Banatjarl women and Jawoyn Rangers delivered cultural activities and food at this year’s festival. The music, sports and cultural festival attracted…

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Preparing the park for visitors

Publish Date: May 15, 2019

Nitmiluk National Park rangers have been busy preparing the park for visitors for the dry season. More than 270,000 people visit Nitmiluk every year, with…

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War on Weeds: Fighting Gamba Grass

Publish Date: 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

Publish Date: 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

Publish Date: 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

Publish Date: 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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Nitmiluk Tours wins tourism awards

Publish Date: Mar 02, 2019

Cicada Lodge at Nitmiluk Gorge has won two gold awards and one silver at the 2019 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards. Representatives from Jawoyn Association, Nitmiluk…

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