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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On country at Jarlarrworrporr

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

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

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

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

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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