Content tagged with Sea management

Aboriginal rights to water: WA reform and opportunity

The Indigenous people of Australia own or control1 almost 30%2 of the country’s land mass, yet their specific water entitlements are estimated at...

Presentation - 29 Apr 2016

Community-based commercial fishing

Warrick and Leonard will talk about the role and activities of the CIR, in particular their project with NT Fisheries to research establishing a...

Presentation - 26 Aug 2015

Review of community-based land and sea management practices

Around Australia local initiatives by Indigenous communities are becoming one of the most important components of national strategies to protect the...

Research project - 21 Jul 2015

International joint management bibliography

This bibliography of international literature on the co-management of protected areas was put together at the request of those working in co-...

Publication or resource - 25 Feb 2015

Seeing the sea: Science, change and Indigenous sea rights

My name is Rodney Dillon. I am a Palawa Aboriginal man from Tasmania and the Commissioner elected for the Tasmania Zone of the Aboriginal and Torres...

Publication or resource - 25 Feb 2015

Sea countries of the south: Indigenous interests and connections within the South-west Marine Region of Australia

Indigenous interests in 'sea country' have been maintained by Indigenous peoples in Australia for thousands of years. Within the South-west Marine...

Publication or resource - 25 Feb 2015

Making the connection between water and sustaining Indigenous cultural life

Jessica Weir explores an issue unforgivably ignored in water policy and management until recently: Indigenous understanding and use of, and rights to...

Publication or resource - 25 Feb 2015

The traditional owner experience along the Murray River

Is water a resource or is it the source? Is it something to be consumed or does it have a life of its own? Recent histories of environmental...

Publication or resource - 25 Feb 2015

Emerging issues in land and sea management

Report of a workshop held on Wednesday 4th June 2014 at the National Native Title Conference, Coffs Harbour, NSW, to map current and future...

Publication or resource - 23 Feb 2015

Limitations to the recognition and protection Native Title offshore: The current 'accident of History'

The question of offshore Native Title rights raises complex issues about ownership of and access to the sea. The Croker Island decision, which...

Publication or resource - 13 Feb 2015

The international concept of equality of interest in the sea as it affects the conservation of the environment and indigenous interests

The concept of equality of interest in the sea was embedded in the international law principle of freedom of the seas. Equality of interest in...

Publication or resource - 13 Feb 2015

Emerging issues in Indigenous land and sea management

The relationship between Indigenous Australians and their lands and waters is complex.  Ancient responsibilities guide the reciprocal...

Research project - 17 Dec 2014