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Media Releases

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Kimberley Reef Connect project to make a splash

The Kimberley Marine Park is known to support diverse marine life however little is known about the coral reef ecosystems. A new collaborative project ‘Kimberley Reef Connect’ aims to close that knowledge gap. Funded by the Australian Government through the Our Marine Parks Program the project is a collaboration between Curtin University, the Western Australian

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Wanjina Wunggurr archival materials returned

More of our Wanjina Wunggurr archival materials have been returned to Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners from Germany. For the last three years, a team from the Frobenius Institute in Germany and the University of Western Australia has been working on making ethnographic materials accessible to Wanjina Wunggurr Traditional Owners that have been kept in Germany

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Wunambal Gaambera people launch digital dictionary in the remote North Kimberley

Wunambal Gaambera people in the far north Kimberley have contributed to a dictionary to preserve their language/s for future generations. Using modern technologies, the dictionary will be available for download on mobile phones for easy application. The dictionary was launched at Munurru, King Edward River Campground on the Mitchell Plateau on Saturday 12th August with a

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North Kimberley Tourist Camp Manager 2022 – Volunteer

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation (WGAC) is seeking a volunteer Camp Manager (individual or couple) from June – mid-September 2022 at Munurru (King Edward River) campground. Munurru Camp is situated on the King Edward billabong at the Port Warrender Road crossing. Munurru Camp is the gateway to Wunambal Gaambera Country for visiting Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau) and

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Tracking Turtles on Wunambal Gaambera Wundaagu (sea country) is a Joint Effort

Mangguru (marine turtles) are important cultural foods especially for cultural gatherings. However presently, we (Wunambal Gaambera people) are concerned about threats to these species. It is our responsibility to look after mangguru as set out in our Wundaagu (saltwater) Plan of Management. Our Uunguu Rangers are monitoring the health of mangguru in Australia and international

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2021 Fire Notice Wunambal Gaambera Country

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation would like to advise you that prescribed burning will commence on 16  April and continue until 30 June conducted in accordance with the 2021 WGAC Annual Fire Plan. Fire operations from 1 April to 14 January are covered by permits under the Bush Fires Act and regulations require that neighbours be

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Wunambal Gaambera endorses Wuudagu Environmental Scoping Document

Perth based group VBX Limited (VBX) have prepared and submitted to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) a draft version of the Environmental Scoping Document (ESD) for the proposed Wuudagu bauxite project on Wunambal Gaambera Country in the North Kimberley region of Western Australia. The ESD sets out the content and timing of the Environmental Review

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Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau) Visitation Study

n late 2019, WGAC conducted a Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau) Visitation and Impacts Study to understand how the visitor experience can be improved. 100% of stakeholders interviewed agreed that Nguawudu is critical for the overall Kimberley experience. The study also showed that people strongly believe Ngauwudu should be marketed as a cultural place as well as

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