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World Heritage Daintree National Park returned to Traditional Owners

World Heritage Daintree National Park returned to Traditional Owners
September 30, 2021
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Karen Sweaney

Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor of Australasian Leisure Management. Based in Sydney, Australia, her specific areas of interest include the arts, entertainment, the environment, fitness, tourism and wellness.

She has degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney and Geological Oceanography from UNSW.

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28th August 2020 - Parks Australia Director James Findlay resigns after Kakadu traditional owners call for sacking

6th July 2020 - Traditional owners in Kakadu National Park call for resignation of Parks Australia executives

6th April 2020 - 88,000 hectares of NSW wetland returned to indigenous owners

11th July 2019 - Traditional Owners partnership delivers new way forward for Cape York’s national parks

2nd July 2019 - Traditional owners say heritage is ‘non-negotiable’ in Grampians rock-climbing dispute

12th January 2019 - Traditional owners withdraw support for National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs

15th October 2018 - Traditional owners to jointly manage six Victorian National Parks

24th May 2018 - Traditional owner appointed as Tjapukai General Manager.

28th August 2017 - Tjapukai promotes Traditional Owner to senior role

20th May 2016 - New laws for National Parks recognise Traditional Owners and improve tenure resolution on Cape York

20th June 2016 - Cape York and Fraser Island World Heritage nominations to progress

2nd August 2016 - Aboriginal Development Benefits Trust acquires Daintree Discovery Centre

18th April 2016 - Indigenous community opens Olkola National Park to tourism

29th January 2015 - New community partnership to develop small group tourism in Olkola National Park

10th December 2014 - ACF welcomes land handover and new Olkola National Park

31st May 2010 - National park returned to traditional owners


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