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Jawoyn’s 11 year struggle for land rights

Publish Date: Mar 27, 2018

Forty years ago, what is now named Nitmiluk National Park was called Katherine Gorge National Park and it sat under Northern Territory Government management. While…

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40th Anniversary: The First Step

Publish Date: Feb 23, 2018

On March 31 1978, a group of Jawoyn people lodged a claim over our traditional lands in the Katherine region, marking the first step to…

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Happy holidays Jawoyn family and friends

Publish Date: Dec 22, 2017

The Jawoyn Association office will be closed from Thursday December 21, 2017 and will reopen at 8am on Monday January 8, 2018. We wish all…

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Jawoyn rangers share knowledge in Africa

Publish Date: Nov 14, 2017

A few Jawoyn Rangers have just returned from a trip to Africa on an international ranger exchange. The exchange was run by the Thin Green…

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New board of directors for Jawoyn

Publish Date: Nov 09, 2017

Members of the Jawoyn Association have elected their new board of directors for the next two years. The vote was cast during the two-day Jawoyn…

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Looking to a bright future for Jawoyn

Publish Date: Nov 05, 2017

The Jawoyn Association has welcomed the Office of Registrar of Indigenous Corporations review of its operations and says the majority of issues identified in the…

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A message from the chairperson

Publish Date: Nov 04, 2017

It been four years since I returned to the Jawoyn Association board, and the eve of our Annual General Meeting offers an important opportunity to…

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New feature film coming to the region

Publish Date: Oct 30, 2017

A new film is set to be shot in the Northern Territory next year, with the Katherine region and stunning Nitmiluk National Park as an…

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