‘Country needs people’: Indigenous rangers safeguarding Australia’s rich landscape receive a well-earned boost

‘Country needs people’: Indigenous rangers safeguarding Australia’s rich landscape receive a well-earned boost

With a seven-year investment from federal government, Aboriginal rangers can continue to employ, educate and empower their communities

Indigenous rangers on the frontline of managing some of Australia’s most culturally valuable and biodiverse lands and waters often say that “country needs people”.

“And people need country,” says Denis Rose, Gunditjmara traditional owner of the world heritage listed Budj Bim landscape in Victoria.

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