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RECENT PROJECTS

RIRRATJINGU MAPPING

Site and estate mapping with Rirratjingu people to document their interests in the Yirrkala- Nhulunby region.  Undertaken on behalf of the Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation.  

JAWOYN SICKNESS COUNTRY TRIP - KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

Field trip with Jawoyn men through the Bulademo or Buladjang sickness country in southern Kakadu.  Undertaken for Kakadu National Park, this trip mapped sacred sites and reviewed elements of the now 10 year old sickness country access protocols. 

PERON ISLANDS LAND CLAIM

Land claim research and reporting on behalf of Kiyuk claimants for land and waters in the inter-tidal zone near the Peron Islands.

GULKULA SACRED SITE CLEARANCE

Sacred site clearance with Yolngu custodians for projects in East Arnhem land inclusive of helicopter work in coastal and inland areas around Port Bradshaw.  Undertaken on behalf of Northern Land Council for Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority clearances (Authority Certificates).

WAANYI-GARAWA CARBON FARMING 

 

Initial round of consultations undertaken in April 2018 for establishing a carbon farming business on Waanyi-Garawa Aboriginal Land Trust in conjunction with NAILSMA (the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd).  Further consultations upcoming this year. 

NLC LAND CLAIMS AND KAKADU DISPUTE MEDIATION

 

Working with the Northern Land Council on resolving outstanding land claims including across the Kakadu region and various 'beds and banks' claims.  This has include a major dispute mediation process and the provision of expert anthropological advice and work with an independent mediator. 

NT HYDRAULIC FRACTURING INQUIRY

Preparation of expert anthropological report as part of the Environment Defenders Office submission to the NT Government's inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing ('Fracking')

PINE CREEK NATIVE TITLE CONNECTION REPORT 

 

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Native Title research, fieldwork and preparation of an expert connection report for the Pine Creek township, a small historic town in the Top End.

WEST ARNHEM MINERAL EXPLORATION

 

Land interest research, meetings, site surveys and reports for exploration proposals in western Arnhem land.  Series of meetings conducted for NLC covering exploration licence applications with Rio Tinto Exploration and Alligator Energy.

SACRED SITE MAPPING AND MANAGEMENT, KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

This project was a consultancy undertaken via the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority on behalf of Kakadu National Park.  It surveyed the iconic Jim Jim – Twin Falls area with traditional owners to record and register sacred sites and provide sacred site management advice to the Park for tourism access, activities and potential infrastructure developments.