The Coalition Government will provide the Yaburara and Coastal Mardudhunera Aboriginal Corporation with almost $850,000 to establish an ongoing Indigenous ranger team to work on Mardudhunera Country in the western Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Coalition Government has today reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with First Australians across the country to ensure they are able to take advantage of the opportunities presented by native title, including rights over sea and freshwater country.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has today announced a $7.5 million investment to help traditional owners in the Northern Land Council region finalise Aboriginal land claims over sea country.
Indigenous Australians living in the Northern Territory will benefit from a new $34 million Indigenous fire management initiative that will improve the environment while creating jobs and supporting economic development.
A team of Indigenous rangers caring for one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth is pioneering the use of drones to monitor its health, with the assistance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.