Resources

RIGHT COUNTRY – RIGHT FIRE: Podcast Series

Welcome to RIGHT COUNTRY – RIGHT FIRE, a podcast about how Australia’s Indigenous people use fire to care for country.
For tens of thousands of years, fire has been used as a medicine for the earth – the right fire in the right place at the right time can restore environmental balance.

The early European settlers brought […]

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum- Registrations Open

Registrations are now open for the South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum. The Forum, titled Cultural Burning: Evolving with community and Country, will give participants the opportunity to network, learn, and establish collaborations with others committed to cultural burning and caring for Country. The Forum will be held at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT […]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|

Ngunya Jargoon IPA Cultural Calendar

The Ngunya Jargoon IPA rangers and staff have recently released their cultural calendar for the Nyangbul People of the Bundjalung Nation, Ballina and Cabbage tree Is. A cultural calendar provides insight into the cultural significant events, plants and animals that signal seasonal change in the landscape. It is not a static thing like a normal […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Ngunya Jargoon, Resources|Tags: , |

Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate Conference at the University of New England

Aboriginal people and those who work alongside them came together during February 2017 to share knowledge, ideas and experience at the Indigenous Natural Resource Management (NRM) Symposium at the University of New England: Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate conference. Over 400 scientists and practitioners from all over Australia and overseas came together to share their knowledge and experience […]

Connecting to Country Short Film featuring NSW Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) Partners

Until recently many Aboriginal people were denied access to their ancestral lands and the opportunities to manage Country in a way that preserves and enhances its cultural and ecological values and connectivity. This situation is changing with the creation of Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) around Australia including in North Eastern New South Wales, where Aboriginal land managers are directly involved in […]

Hotspots workshop at Mt Mitchell with Wattleridge IPA Banbai rangers

Mt Mitchell is at the headwaters of the Sara River catchment within the Clarence River drainage, located near the crest of the Great Dividing Range on the New England Tablelands to the west of the extensive Guy Fawkes River gorge system. It falls within the Banbai Aboriginal Nation with numerous highly significant cultural features and […]

January 9th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Wattleridge|Tags: , , , , |

Wattleridge IPA Schools Program – passing down knowledge to future custodians

An initiative between Wattleridge Indigenous Protected Area (IPA), NCC Firesticks and local schools around Guyra NSW recently delivered an engaging and interactive learning program that connected children with Aboriginal elders, IPA Rangers and the local environment using storytelling, on-ground learning and arts and crafts. Around 100 children and accompanying teachers visited the property over three […]

August 31st, 2016|Categories: Events, News, Wattleridge|Tags: , , |

Fire and Seasons Calendar and Blank Template for Download

An output of the PhD research conducted by Michelle McKemey from the University of New England with support from NCC Firesticks is the Winba = Fire, Fire and Seasons Calendar. This calendar has been developed collaboratively with the Banbai rangers from Wattleridge IPA. Another product available for download is a blank Calendar Template that may […]

August 25th, 2016|Categories: Downloads, News, PhD Research, Research + Engagement Protocols, Resources, Wattleridge|Tags: |

Fire Planning Guide and Fire Management Plan Template

A Fire Planning Guide has been developed for communities to use to help make their own fire management plans. This guide is a work in progress and will be updated over time. If you have any comments or input for this guide please let us know via an email through this website.

Guide for Developing a Fire […]

May 18th, 2016|Categories: Downloads|

Indigenous Fire Workshop at Cape York 21/8/16

The Indigenous Fire Workshop has developed over the years from successful fire projects in Cape York, and has grown strong from the initiatives of Indigenous communities Australia wide. Each year the workshop is hosted by different clans and country, dealing with different situations and challenges, making the fire workshop special every time it is held. Mulong, […]

May 12th, 2016|Categories: Events, News|