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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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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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