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Nov 16, 2015
ABC Rural reports that "Twenty-one graziers in the Cape York region of far north Queensland have secured $36 million, to conduct savannah burning projects, with the money coming just in time to pay down debts and prevent the hottest savannah fires".  Chec…
Jul 30, 2015
Beef cattle producers from across Cape York will converge in Laura next week for Cape York Natural Resource Management’s Beef Cattle Producer Roundtable.The two day event will feature topics critical to the big issues facing Cape York’s beef cattle indust…
Mar 19, 2015
Cape York NRM’s Operation Manager, Peta-Marie Standley has an eleven year history with traditional fire management practices. She worked with Tommy George and Old Man Musgrave, learned burning methods and about plants and animals on Kuku Thypan country, n…

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2016 Indigenous Fire Workshop

Aug 22, 2016

Mulong, Kuku Yalanji Elders, Jabalbina Aboriginal corporation, Jabalbina rangers, the local community and Cape York NRM are currently planning the workshop agenda.

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We need to better our … burning. To see new grass and everything come back to life. If we burn like this for a few more years, the Country will come to what it was. More wallabies, scrub turkeys and other tucker. To keep it clean. We need to get better at burning.
Colin Doughboy : Jabalbina rangers
An excellent way of getting everybody from all over the country, together in the one spot, all talking about, thinking about and learning about cultural burning. I’m sure what we put into practice back on our own country will make the old fellas smile
Andy McQuie : Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW
An excellent way of getting everybody from all over the country, together in the one spot, all talking about, thinking about and learning about cultural burning. I’m sure what we put into practice back on our own country will make the old fellas smile
Andy McQuie : Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW