Vision: “We embrace the importance of Aboriginal cultural, heritage and traditional knowledge systems in every aspect of natural resource management in the region, and respect all Traditional Owners and Custodians across the NAR”
Goal 1: All natural resource management projects in the region acknowledge and engage with Traditional Owners and Custodians, and their representative bodies or corporations, by 2030.
Establish, expand or support Aboriginal Ranger programs, including for women and youth
Establish or support the development of Aboriginal enterprises in natural resource management or Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Engage cultural interpretation services for events
Employ Aboriginal people
Promote Aboriginal artists
Procure services of Aboriginal contractors or consultants
Support new Aboriginal-owned businesses in the NRM sector
Provide traineeships, internships or scholarships for Aboriginal people
Acknowledgment of Country
We respectfully acknowledge the Yamaji and Noongar people who are the Traditional Owners and original natural resource managers of the Northern Agricultural Region and pay our respect to all of the Aboriginal Elders and leaders in the region, past, present and emerging
“Bandang jinangij ngala nyoongar boodja danjoo.”All people looking after Country together (Noongar).
“Barndi nhurra nganjungu barnagi yanayinha.”It is good that you come to our Country (Yamaji Wajarri).