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People on country, healthy landscapes and sustainable Indigenous economic futures: The Arnhem Land case

Altman, Jon


In the early 1970s, groups of Aboriginal people in remote Arnhem Land, north Australia, moved from centralised townships back to small communities called ‘outstations’ on their traditional lands. This ‘outstations movement’ reinvigorated the customary sector of the economy, which is based on wildlife harvesting. Using a sustainability framework and data collected on wildlife harvesting by Kuninjku people during fieldwork in 1979–80 and again in 2002–03, this paper examines three broad...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Review of Public Affairs, Vol. 4, no. 2 (Nov 2003), pp. 65-82
Access Rights: Open Access


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