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Best fire results since early dry season fire program launched

Wunambal Gaambera Country in the North Kimberley records best fire results since early dry season fire program launched In 2019 Wunambal Gaambera recorded its best Yurrma (early dry season) fire result since our Right Way Fire program began in 2011. Only 7% of Wunambal Gaambera country was affected by late dry season wildfires. This was

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Fire Season (April – June)

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation advises that prescribed burning will commence from 8 April and continue to 30th June 2019. If you are visiting Wunambal Gaambera Country via road, sea or air, heed fire operation notices and avoid fire operation areas during this period. Uunguu Rangers will display fire operation notices on the Nguauwudu (Road) Zone

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International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day we would like to celebrate all our female Uunguu Rangers who care for our Country with the help of Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners and our elders, passing on their knowledge.

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Bodgurri, Boab, Bottle Tree, Adansonia gregorii.

This large distinctive tree occurs in many areas of Wunambal Gaambera Country. It has a very swollen trunk and smooth grey bark. It is dreaming for some people. Water can be obtained by chopping into the trunk. Hollows in the trunks and branches hold water after rain, and this water can be drunk. The bark

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Wunambal Gaambera and Valperlon Working Towards Mining Agreement for Wuudagu Bauxite Project

The Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners and Perth based group Valperlon are working towardsa mining agreement to cover development of the proposed Wuudagu bauxite project on the northeastern coast of Wunambal Gaambera Country, North Kimberly, WA.The proposed bauxite export project, that could be operating from 2021 would involve surface mining,road haulage, product beneficiation, marine loading and

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Cultural Tourism on Wunambal Gaambera Country

The North Kimberley’s Wunambal Gaambera people have an incredible success story. After launching the Uunguu Visitor Pass (UVP) 2 years ago in 2017 – an online permit system for visiting Wunambal Gaambera Country – Wunambal Gaambera people are now managing and taking leadership in the multi-million-dollar tourism industry on their country. “With the UVP, our people

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