June 2018

Traditional Indigenous fire management burns pathway to healthier country

This week has marked an important milestone in the expansion of traditional Indigenous fire management in the Northern Territory as the Tiwi Island rangers, the first group to receive operational funds from the $34 million Savanna Fire Management (SFM) Program, conduct early season burning practices to create healthier country.

The Jubal story

How a lucky sighting of a newspaper ad helped a family win back its ancestral lands. When Kevin Torrens’ ageing father-in-law Ernie Hickling asked him to get back the lands of his ancestors, it seemed like an impossible mission. [Story courtesy ABC Online]