All land and water publications and resources

Title Publication type Author/Editor Date
Fluid mechanics: the practical use of native title for freshwater outcomes
Research report
  • Nick Duff
Jun, 2017
Implementing native title: Indigenous leadership in land and water livelihoods
Report
  • Dr Rod Kennett
  • Dr Tran Tran
  • Leah Talbot
  • Timothy Heffernan
  • Matthew Barton
Nov, 2015

This report details the ways several Indigenous communities from around Australia are implementing their rights and interests following the restitution of their land and sea territories. Initiatives discussed throughout the workshop included the development of Indigenous commercial enterprises, the establishment of Indigenous protected areas (IPAs), traditional use of marine resource agreements (TUMRAs), and Indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs), as well as the integration of traditional and contemporary knowledge, tools and frameworks to achieve group aspirations for the ways country is managed.

Emerging issues in land and sea management
Report
Research outputs
  • AIATSIS Research
Aug, 2014
Cultural water and the Edward/ Kolety and Wakool river system
Report
Research outputs
  • Jessica Weir
  • Steven L Ross
  • David RJ Crew
  • Jeanette L Crew
Dec, 2013

A case study on the Yarkuwa's approach to cultural flows which provides valuable insights for other Indigenous groups seeking greater involvement in water management and planning, particularly in over-allocated rivers.

Indigenous intercultural governance and adaptation - conference project poster
Research outputs
Statistics and summaries
  • AIATSIS Research
Jun, 2013
Climate Change Adaptation on Karajarri Country
Report
Research outputs
  • AIATSIS Research
  • Claire Stacey
  • Dr Tran Tran
Feb, 2013
Climate Change Adaptation on Kowanyama Country
Report
  • AIATSIS Research
  • Dr Tran Tran
Jan, 2013
Changes to country and culture, changes to climate - project poster
Research outputs
  • AIATSIS Research
Mar, 2012
The benefits associated with caring for country
Report
Research outputs
  • Jessica Weir
  • Claire Stacey
  • Dr Kara Youngetob
Jun, 2011
Murray River Country: An Ecological Dialogue with Traditional Owners
Book
  • Jessica Weir
Jan, 2009

Murray River Country discusses the water crisis from a unique perspective – the intimate stories of love and loss from the viewpoints of Aboriginal peoples who know the inland rivers as their traditional country.  By engaging with the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia's agricultural heartland, Murray River Country goes to the core of our national understandings of who we are and how we can live in this country.

Protecting Country: Indigenous governance and management of protected areas
Report
Research outputs
Dec, 2008
Indigenous Partnerships in protected area management in Australia: Three case studies
Book
Monograph
Research outputs
  • Toni Bauman
  • Dr Dermot Smyth
Jul, 2007

Part of the wider research project Success in Aboriginal Organisations, this report describes Indigenous partnerships in the management of three protected areas in Australia: Nitmiluk National Park, Booderee National Park and Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area.

Outcomes of three case studies in Indigenous Partnerships in Protected Area Management: Policy Briefing Paper
Research outputs
Submission
  • Toni Bauman
  • Dr Dermot Smyth
Jun, 2007
Aboriginal Darwin: A guide to exploring important sites of the past and present
Book
  • Toni Bauman
Aug, 2006

To most visitors and locals, Darwin is a vibrant, tropical city in the Top End. Although not always obvious to visitors, Darwin is also a living Aboriginal cultural landscape. Aboriginal Darwin peels back layers to show the rich heritage and complex cultures of Aboriginal people, both before and since colonisation.

Indigenous rights to water in the Murray Darling Basin: in support of the Indigenous final report to the Living Murray Initiative
Discussion paper
  • Monica Morgan
  • Dr Lisa Strelein
  • Jessica Weir
Dec, 2004

This paper focuses on the Indigenous rights to water in the Murray Darling Basin and draws on consultations with the Murray Darling Basin Commission and Indigenous communities. It covers understanding the diversity of Indigenous interests, ownership and recognition; as well as reparations and compensation.