“Getting back country, looking after country and getting control of the future...”
Rangers from across the Kimberley have gathered north of Beagle Bay on Nyul Nyul country for the hugely anticipated 2016 Smackdown challenge.
The Fitzroy River Declaration released by Kimberley Traditional Owners highlights the central role of native title holders and claimants in decision-making about land management and appropriate development.
Kimberley Aboriginal people’s methods of traditional fire management and rights to continue the practice will be discussed at a global meeting of Indigenous peoples in Marrakech.
The unity of Kimberley Aboriginal people was on show for all to see at the AGMs of the Kimberley Land Council, KALACC, KLRC and Aarnja last week.
The Gooniyandi people have been recognised as the native title holders of a further 184 square kilometres of their country in the central Kimberley.
Ongoing attempts to undermine native title in Australia's Kimberley region have been highlighted in a new Oxfam global report.
At least 30 Kimberley Land Council (KLC) rangers and staff are providing assistance in the fight against a more than 850,000 hectare bushfire that has been burning in the Central-East Kimberley.
Western Australian Aboriginal communities remain under threat following the release of a State Government plan for the delivery of essential services.