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Caring for country: A review of Aboriginal engagement in environmental management in New South Wales

Hunt, Janet


This article discusses some emerging models of Indigenous engagement in environmental management in New South Wales and urges expansion of such engagement. NSW Aboriginal people own only around one per cent of the state's land, which suggests that land ownership and rights-based approaches to Aboriginal participation in environmental management are insufficient in NSW. Alternative approaches that recognise Aboriginal responsibilities to 'care for country' are needed. This article reviews...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
DOI: 10.1080/14486563.2012.731308


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