Month: August 2017

Visitor pass secures North Kimberley country, culture, jobs

Launching the 2017 Uunguu Visitor Pass – an online permit system for visiting Wunambal Gaambera Country – Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation chairperson Catherine Goonack said Traditional Owners now had a mechanism for managing and taking leadership in the tourism industry on their country.“Wunambal Gaambera people have a communal need and responsibility to look after and …

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Uunguu Rangers, scientists find thriving coral hotspots

The North Kimberley’s Uunguu Rangers are combining science and traditional knowledge to monitor and look after their saltwater country, with a recent survey recording coral hotspots rivalling Ningaloo Reef and the Rowley shoals. Five rangers – employed by Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation – recently returned from a week-long scientific survey aboard the Australian Institute of …

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