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2018 Wunambal Gaambera Newsletter

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December 2018.  Attendees at the meeting were given a copy of the 2018 Newsletter.  Download a copy here: 2018 Wunambal Gaambera Newsletter for AGM

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Rangers discover rare wallaby

Traditional Owners conducting scientific monitoring in the far north Kimberley have found exciting evidence of a tiny rock-wallaby long thought to have disappeared from the region’s mainland. Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation’s Uunguu Rangers recently collected scats which Australian Museum scientists have identified as being from nabarlek – Australia’s second smallest rock-wallaby. The furry grey nabarlek

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Uunguu Camp inspires Kalumburu kids

The incentive of getting back to Country has again improved education outcomes and attendance at Kalumburu Remote Community School this year.  Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation’s Uunguu Rangers hosted 13 students at this year’s Culture Camp on their Wunambal Gaambera Country in the North Kimberley.  The committed student group spent four days learning about bush plants

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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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Right-way burns stem Kimberley wildfire, carbon impacts

Uunguu Rangers in the far north Kimberley have measured major reductions in wildfire impact since ramping up traditional burning methods four years ago, a Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation fire-planning meeting has heard. By undertaking burning in the early dry season, Uunguu Rangers have been able to contain the large-scale hot-burn wildfires that have threatened visitors,

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North Kimberley ready for worldwide audience

Wunambal Gaambera Country in the North Kimberley is gearing up for exposure to millions of television viewers worldwide following a recent visit by hugely popular program “Coast Australia”. Hosted by Scottish historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver, Foxtel’s History Channel production of the BBC format looks at how people have interacted with the coast throughout history

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Wunambal Gaambera joins ranger funding campaign

The North Kimberley’s Wunambal Gaambera people, Native Title holders of some of Australia’s most remote and intact Country, are the newest supporters of the Country Needs People campaign. Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation and the Uunguu Rangers are backing the campaign to help others learn about their Healthy Country work and what that means to the

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