Rainforest Aboriginal information

 

The Wet Tropics Management Authority values and promotes the enduring cultural connections that Rainforest Aboriginal people have to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

The Wet Tropics Management Authority works closely with Rainforest Aboriginal people to produce communication materials that inform the public about Rainforest Aboriginal aspirations, stories, news and events from around the Wet Tropics region, as well as materials for the Rainforest Aboriginal community about our activities. 

Rainforest Aboriginal people generously share their knowledge and experiences in these products.


 

Regional Agreement

The Wet Tropics Regional Agreement 2005 provides for the cooperative management of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area by the 18 Rainforest Aboriginal people associated with the Area, and the Australian and Queensland Governments.

No Wabu, No Wuju, No Gunduy (No Rainforest, No Food, No Cassowary)

This DVD was produced by the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation. It depicts the close links between Rainforest Aboriginal people and the cassowary and their fears for its future survival. Copies temporarily unavailable.


Which Way Our Cultural Survival?

The Review of Aboriginal Involvement in the Management of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area was completed in 1998 - Which Way Our Cultural Survival?

 

Wet Tropics Aboriginal
Cultural and Natural
Resource Management Plan
(link goes to Terrain NRM)

and Fact sheet

Gunggandji Land and Sea Country Plan March 2013

Outlines a strategic management framework for the Gunggandji land and sea country (located at Yarrabah and offshore areas east of Cairns)

 

   
 

Rainforest Aboriginal News 

Issue 1,

October 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Rainforest Aboriginal News 12

Introducing RAPA  (2011)

Rainforest Aboriginal News 11

Cultural heritage edition (2009)

Rainforest Aboriginal News 10

Interim Negotiating Forum (2005)

Rainforest Aboriginal News 09

Regional Agreement edition (2003)

       
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

News and Events

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News and Events

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Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum meet in Sydney

Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum meet in Sydney

World Heritage listed rainforests of the Wet Tropics were the subject of discussion when the Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum held its 26th meeting ... READ MORE

Revival of Rainforest Aboriginal News

Revival of Rainforest Aboriginal News

In collaboration with Terrain NRM, the Authority has revamped the Rainforest Aboriginal News. Check out the new first edition.... READ MORE

Conservation success stories: updating the Red List

Conservation success stories: updating the Red List

Some good news stories coming out of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress... READ MORE