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PhD Student


Student project

This research provides a case study of successful collaborative land management in remote Indigenous Australia, and a gendered analysis of the caring for country movement as a strategy towards community resilience. By employing resilience theory as a framework for analysis, this project contributes to the broader parent BNHCRC project “Enhancing remote north Australian community resilience”.
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Towards Culturally Appropriate Fire Management in the Waanyi and Garawa Lands

Culturally appropriate frameworks for Bushfire and Natural Hazards management are critical to establishing resilience in remote Indigenous communities. A Collaboration with the Waanyi and garawa people of the south-west Gulf of Carpentaria is an opportunity to develop a regional case study.

Kate van Wezel Conference Poster 2016

Waanyi-Garawa rangers in the remote south-west gulf of carpentaria have long awaited inclusion of women in their highly successful fire abatement program.

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