Aboriginal people play a very important role in managing fire on central Australian country. This learning resource, produced by the Central Land Council, NT, is for Aboriginal ranger groups in central Australia who do burning as part of their work.
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In Ngallabigee in Cape York Peninsula the practice of traditional burning has been absent for over two decades. In this video, produced by the Northern Australian Hub of the National Environmental Research Program, Traditional Owner Dion Creek explains how Ngallabigee has changed over that time and highlights why cultural practices, such as traditional burning, are important for landscape management.
Every year since 2007 the Garawa and Waanyi Garawa rangers conduct early dry season burning. This short video produced by the Northern Australia Hub of the National Environmental Research Program, provides an insight into the annual burning regime.
A short video produced by the Northern Australia Hub of the National Environmental Research Program about the potential for weeds to threaten carbon offset programs. Researchers have identified gamba grass and other invasive weeds as a potential threat to landholder involvement in environmental offset programs such as the Carbon Farming Initiative.
Short video produced by coolaustralia.org about the early season burning undertaken on Fish River station by the indigenous rangers managing the property